In 2010, the National Institutes of Health will receive an additional $692 million, or 2.3 percent, in funding so that its budget will total $31 billion, reports ScienceInsider. Meanwhile, the National Science Foundation will be getting a 6.7 percent increase to bring its budget up to $6.926 billion. ScienceInsider adds that Congressional conferees suggested a 2011 increase for NSF of that is "at least 7 percent." Also, the National Institute of Standards and Technology will be getting $856 million for 2010 and NASA will receive $18.7 billion.
Doling Out the Dough
Dec 10, 2009