Money to Spend

The Wellcome Trust has announced that it is increasing its spending on scientific research, Nature News reports. Over the course of the next five years, the charity plans to spend £5 billion (US $7.7 billion) — an increase from its £6 billion that it spend during the past 10 years.

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