Argentina's science leader keeps his job
Meanwhile, Tulio Del Bono, a political ally of the new president Néstor Kirchner, has been appointed secretary of science and technology, overseeing CONICET. Del Bono says his main aim will be to attract more private money into research.
The new government has promised to increase total spending on research and development from 0.4 per cent to 1 per cent of economic output by 2006.
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Reference: Nature 423, 672 (2003)