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Experts are worried that these expansive cuts to science will leave Australia lagging behind in the innovation stakes, and have scientists jetting off to other countries.Image: PublicDomainPictures on Pixabay.

Scientists are trying to make sense of the Federal government’s mixed bag of funding for science and technology following last week’s budget. While the government’s $20 billion dollar medical research fund has been celebrated, cuts to a plethora of scientific bodies, including the CSIRO and the Australian Research Council, have not been as well received.

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