NSF-Backed Scientists Raise Alarm Over Deepening Congressional Inquiry

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Rep. Lamar Smith, a Texas Republican who is chairman of the House science committee, said taxpayers deserve explanations for NSF decisions involving hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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Two years into the latest round of attacks by Congressional Republicans on federally sponsored research, an escalating effort by the House science committee to find fault with the National Science Foundation is taking a growing toll on researchers.


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