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WASHINGTON — A group of university research administrators assembled here on Wednesday made a number of concessions as they took stock of the national landscape for science.

Budget cuts to research agencies have been proposed. Science departments throughout the federal government are understaffed. There is a broader skepticism of science.


The main thread from the panel? They need a message — a means of selling their work and justifying their investments to the public.

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