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News Release 12-217

U.S. Universities Report Highest-ever R&D Spending in Fiscal Year 2011

Between fiscal years 2010 and 2011, university spending on research and development rose 6.3 percent to $65 billion

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Life sciences represents one of the most rapidly-growing areas of R&D spending.

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