A blog post at Wired reports that the Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is in store for $100 million in budget cuts -- just in time for the program to celebrate its 50th anniversary. So for anyone who's been looking at DARPA grants as an alternative to the anemic funding at NIH or NSF ... well, better keep looking.

 

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