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Science Policy 101: Building Our Future, Text Slide 2 of 25

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Slide title: Why Does the Federal Government Support Research?

Slide words: Federal investments in basic research have a rate of return to the U.S. economy of between 25% and 4000% -- we know it is a good investment.
Congressman Vernon J. Ehlers House Science Committee Feb. 16, 2005

Design by: Adrian Apodaca, National Science Foundation

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