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Ten years of spending caps have taken their toll on research dollars.

A tight fiscal environment meant modest increases for research funding in annual appropriations.

A look at the U.S. "government startup" that drove U.S. science and technology during World War II.

A look at some major recent trends in global R&D with the latest OECD data.

Federal R&D funding accounted for 1.9% of U.S. GDP in 1964 but just 0.6% in 2018.

The House finished most of its FY 2021 appropriations work, but there’s still a long way to go for annual and emergency spending. Here’s a roundup.

A huge package of emergency spending alongside limited changes for energy science and technology in FY 2021 appropriations.

House committee provides modest increases for agricultural research activities.

A new paper looks at the effectiveness of RFAs and the cost of getting scientists to change direction.