Senate Moderates Trim Stimulus Package without Touching NIH | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The group of moderate senators who on Friday night agreed to cut the economic recovery package spending down from over $900 billion to $780 billion did not remove any of the proposed $10 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health and some other bioscience and medical research.

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