Photo: U.S. Bailout May Set Back Science Funding, Experts Fear



President Bush makes a statement about the economy on September 29, 2008, on the South Lawn of the White House.

Scientists are worried that the U.S. $700-billion bailout of the financial sector being contemplated by the U.S. Congress could cripple the federal budget for science and research.

Photograph by Charles Dharapak/AP


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