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Mon, Sep 22

Duke, UNC scientists make case for NIH funding

Scientists from Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were in Washington on Thursday to lobby on Capitol Hill for more funding for the National Institutes of Health for scientific research.

They’re joining in an effort with about 50 associations nationwide in what’s become an annual rally in recent years. Participants include researchers and people advocating for research leading to cures for particular diseases.

Read more from the News & Observer.