A back seat for basic science

Hand, Eric; Mole, Beth; Morello, Lauren; Tollefson, Jeff; Wadman, Meredith; Witze, Alexandra
April 2013
Nature;4/18/2013, Vol. 496 Issue 7445, p277
Academic Journal
The article discusses the 2013 U.S. federal budget proposal announced by U.S. President Barack Obama on April 10, 2013. It states that the $3.8 trillion proposal allocates $143 billion budget for research and development in the U.S. and will undo the federal sequestration. Obama says that the budget proposal will focus on new manufacturing investments that can attract good jobs in the U.S. Moreover, the proposal shows a $28.4 billion increase in the budget of the Department of Energy (DOE).


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