Argentina’s crash brings ill wind for science
A severe belt tightening is squeezing grants and salaries and scotching bigger efforts as well. Last month, the government aborted a new grants program aimed to lure young Argentinean investigators back from abroad (see Argentina drops scheme for young researchers).
Even worse, Argentina is bracing for a brain drain that could turn back the clock on its scientific development.
Reference: Science 295, 2396 (2002)
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