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Guest Editorial: A hidden cost of sequestration

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The drastic across-the-board sequestration cuts to the federal budget are coming home to roost in unexpected ways.

Case in point is the harm to the nation’s economic growth that may result from cuts to agencies that support scientific research.

According to James Kakalios, the Taylor Distinguished Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota, scientists are alarmed about the real danger these cuts will cause to research.

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