March 2, 2009 7:07 AM

Obama's emphasis on science welcomed by researchers

Weeks into his presidency, Barack Obama has moved on several fronts emphasizing scientific research. The stimulus package puts the National Science Foundation, Department of Energy and the DOE Office of Science on track to double their budgets in the next seven to 10 years. The bill also provides billions of dollars for infrastructure improvement at universities and national laboratories.

Related content

Suggested for you



Nation & World Videos