Funding Woes

Tom Tritton at Periodic Tabloid bets that if you put two scientists in a room, they won't wind up talking about the nitty-gritty of biology or chemistry -- instead,  they'll be grumbling about their lack of funding. This, he blogs, will just get worse since the funding agencies aren't getting as much of the budget as Congress originally proposed; most are seeing just 10 percent of the extra money they anticipated receiving this year.

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