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Scientists Bristle at Trump Budget's Cuts to Research -

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'The extent of the cuts in the proposed budget unveiled early Thursday shocked scientists, researchers & program administrators. The reductions include $5.8 billion, or 18 percent, from the National Institutes of Health, which fund thousands of researchers working on cancer and other diseases, and $900 million, or a little less than 20 percent, from the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, which funds the national laboratories, considered among the crown jewels of basic research in the world. Trump purposes to eliminate climate science programs throughout the federal government, including at the EPA. The budget is only a blueprint and is sure to face strong opposition from members of both parties in Congress —policy makers expressed concern about what the proposal says about the administration’s commitment to science.'

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