New opportunities in Cuba and elsewhere are quickly opening up for scientific collaboration, but persistence and relationship-building are key to sustaining science diplomacy over the long haul, experts said at a AAAS conference.
A large but controversial discretionary spending increase would create additional room for science and technology budget growth.
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The Senate Appropriations Committee bill shows general agreement with the House over NASA funding levels, but favors the Commerce R&D agencies and is stingier with NSF.
In their meeting in Beijing, Li and McNutt discussed the importance of science and technology to global economic growth.