Analysis: Shutdown effects may linger over science research

10/17/2013 | Politico (Washington, D.C.) · ScienceMag.org

The federal government reopened this morning, but government research projects may feel the effects of the shutdown for months, science advocates say. "This isn't about a few people who can't go to the labs like they're on vacation or something. The whole research enterprise depends on operating 24/7," said Mary Woolley, president of Research!America. The shutdown might spur talented researchers at federal agencies to move to the private sector, Darren Samuelsohn writes.

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