News in brief

June 2005
Nature;6/9/2005, Vol. 435 Issue 7043, p726
Academic Journal
This article presents news briefs related to science. Plans to double the European Union's research budget may have suffered a major setback last week when Germany indicated that it will back down from its proposed funding. Five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor sentenced to death in Libya in May 2004 will remain in jail for six more months before knowing the outcome of their appeal. California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger wants the state to slash its greenhouse-gas emissions, a move that challenges the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush's rejection of the Kyoto Protocol on climate change.


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