UK spending cut may slow scientific advance

Experts say planned $18 billion in cuts likely to hamper scientific advances and economic growth.

    The British government is about to outline nearly $18 billion in spending cuts.

    Many departments could lose up to 10 percent of their funding.

    The UK's leading technology experts are worried the cuts will hamper scientific advances and economic growth.

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from Manchester.

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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