Science, Health and Technology
8:35 am
Mon June 17, 2013

What sequestration cuts mean for Missouri scientists

(Sarah Skiöld-Hanlin/St. Louis Public Radio)

Originally published on Tue June 18, 2013 9:52 am

It has been just over three months since the federal spending cuts known as sequestration first took effect.

A handful of programs were spared — but not scientific research, which amounts to about $140 billion in annual government spending.

As St. Louis Public Radio’s Véronique LaCapra found out, at universities here in St. Louis, some scientists are worried about what the budget cuts will mean for their research — and for their students.

"I had to let go of some science."

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Under the Microscope
6:02 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Regret may not always be a bad thing, researcher says

Laura King is a professor in the University of Missouri Department of Psychological Sciences
Laura King

On this week's show, we'll discuss why regret might not always be a bad thing.

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9:36 am
Wed February 15, 2012

MU receives multi-million dollar grant for alternative energy research

The donation to MU from the Sidney Kimmel Foundation amounts to $5.5 million.

MU Scientists have received a 5.5 million dollars donation from the Sidney Kimmel Foundation. The money will go toward efforts in the search for new forms of alternative energy.

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