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January 29th, 2007

Microchip industry fights for research and development funding

"The United States is in a race with other countries on nanotechnology," a vice president for public policy at the Semiconductor Industry Association, Daryl Hatano, said.

The industry fought last year to achieve an increase in science funding of up to 8 percent in both the House and the Senate appropriations committees, but the increase did not receive final congressional approval before Congress recessed in December.


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