News analysis. New Republicans could revise party line on research funding.

@article{Mervis2010NewsAN,
  title={News analysis. New Republicans could revise party line on research funding.},
  author={Jeffrey D Mervis},
  journal={Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={330 6008},
  pages={1162-3}
}
Since the midterm elections, U.S. science leaders have been reassuring their community that Republicans traditionally have been very supportive of basic research. As proof, they point to statements from Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the House of Representatives, that his biggest failure after the 1994 Republican takeover of Congress was not pushing through a tripling of the National Science Foundation (NSF) budget. But the new House leadership, due in part to the success of Tea Party… CONTINUE READING