By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – US President Barack Obama today sent Congress a budget plan for fiscal year 2013 that seeks $30.7 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health, the same dollar amount the biomedical research agency received this fiscal year.

The budget proposal also seeks a five percent increase to $7.4 billion for the National Science Foundation.

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