Brazilian researchers on edge as government freezes nearly half of the science budget

Brazilian researchers on edge as government freezes nearly half of the science budget

Sneha Kulkarni
Wed, 04/10/2019 – 06:11

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On March 29, the Brazilian government announced that the continuing economic crisis has forced the “freezing” of 42% of the country’s science budget. Researchers in Brazil are worried that this may greatly impair the scientific progress of the country.