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Young scientists hit the hardest as US funding falls

By Sara Shipley Hiles
Globe Correspondent / January 23, 2006

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The physics department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology accepted only 25 graduate students this year, down from 50 in years past. Several job candidates turned down the prestigious school for work in other countries where science funding is considered more stable. And two MIT contracts with NASA -- that PhD candidates rely on to pay for their work -- ... (Full article: 810 words)

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