The Columbia Chronicle


Scientists send global message: ‘March for Science’

By Marley Molkentin

April 17, 2017

In the first three months of President Donald Trump’s term, he has proposed extensive cuts to federally funded science programs, removing $1.2 billion in research grants from the National Institute of Health, $102 million from NASA’s earth sciences program and $290 million from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative—a 90 percent cut.Chicago’s March for Science, scheduled for Earth Day on April 22, will protest these c...

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