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The Arthur Kornberg Papers
Issues to be Addressed by Scientists with Government
Part of a package for participants in Senate hearings on 19 January 1978.
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19 January 1978
Stanford University Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives. Arthur Kornberg Papers
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Research Support as Topic
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Astonishing Machines of Replication: Stanford, 1970-Present
[Fact sheet on federal research funding] [19 January 1978]
Goals of the Scientific Delegation [19 January 1978]
1. Lack of a consistent science and health policy in the United States.
2. The existing imbalance between funding for applied research and funding for basic research.
3. Lack of clarity in definitions of basic research and applied research.
4. Concerns about federal spending in research and health care.
5. Areas where federal spending in scientific matters should be reviewed.
6. Concern about federal efforts to change the role and mission of the National Institutes of Health.
7. Answering charges from some areas of government that important unapplied knowledge lies unused in laboratories and never reaches the sick.
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National Institutes of Health
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