NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Flat federal funding over the past five years for biomedical research has begun to stifle a generation of talented young scientists, and may be turning them away from pursuing the kind of cutting-edge science needed to treat and prevent disease, leaders from major US research institutions told lawmakers in Washington, DC, today.

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