Budget Advice for NIH

Blogger Steven Salzberg at the Genomics, Evolution and Pseudoscience blog has some budgeting advice for President Obama and NIH: if you want to save money, cut all funding to the two NIH centers — National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine — that research alternative medicines. Salzberg says cutting the two "pseudoscience" centers could save NIH about $240 million a year.

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