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How Will Science Fare in the New Congress?

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How Will Science Fare in the New Congress?

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How Will Science Fare in the New Congress?

How Will Science Fare in the New Congress?

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The new Democrat-controlled Congress is considering more money for stem-cell studies, but the last Congress failed to pass new budgets for many science agencies. Research in the physical sciences has been especially hard hit.

Guests:

Guests:

Bill Broad, senior writer, The New York Times

Michael Lubell, chair and professor, Department of Physics, City College of the City University of New York; Director of Public Affairs, American Physical Society