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Reductions in Funding for Medical Research—Reply

Reductions in Funding for Medical Research—Reply Sun Index, h/wk × % × 100 of Body Surface Area Letters Reductions in Funding for Medical Research Figure. Mean Sun Index for Infants Aged 1 to 12 Months To the Editor It is perhaps in the nature of scientists at the Na- 1.2 120 tional Institutes of Health (NIH) to dissect the specific causes of the reduction in national funding for the sciences, and the 1.0 100 Viewpoint by Dr Emanuel elucidated several reasons. Indi- 0.8 80 cations are that this fiscal climate change is not an aberration but the beginning of a new cycle, and NIH-funded scientists 0.6 60 must weigh their reactions. 0.4 40 First, NIH scientists must thank US taxpayers for their support and funding these past 60 years because they have 0.2 20 had their money heavily invested in science since the 1950s. 0.0 0 The US government has chosen to reduce that investment. 1369 12 Age, mo The NIH has taken part in the greatest period of scientific exploration in the nation’s history, and its scientists should There were statistically significant (P < .05) differences in mean sun index thank the taxpayers for the opportunity to serve over all of values across time http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Reductions in Funding for Medical Research—Reply

JAMA , Volume 310 (8) – Aug 28, 2013

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2013.170807
pmid
23982379
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Abstract

Sun Index, h/wk × % × 100 of Body Surface Area Letters Reductions in Funding for Medical Research Figure. Mean Sun Index for Infants Aged 1 to 12 Months To the Editor It is perhaps in the nature of scientists at the Na- 1.2 120 tional Institutes of Health (NIH) to dissect the specific causes of the reduction in national funding for the sciences, and the 1.0 100 Viewpoint by Dr Emanuel elucidated several reasons. Indi- 0.8 80 cations are that this fiscal climate change is not an aberration but the beginning of a new cycle, and NIH-funded scientists 0.6 60 must weigh their reactions. 0.4 40 First, NIH scientists must thank US taxpayers for their support and funding these past 60 years because they have 0.2 20 had their money heavily invested in science since the 1950s. 0.0 0 The US government has chosen to reduce that investment. 1369 12 Age, mo The NIH has taken part in the greatest period of scientific exploration in the nation’s history, and its scientists should There were statistically significant (P < .05) differences in mean sun index thank the taxpayers for the opportunity to serve over all of values across time

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 28, 2013

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