The Defense Dept.'s science and technology budget may be holding steady, but that's not necessarily true of the nerves of Pentagon S&T officials. As pressure for procurement dollars intensifies and it becomes increasingly clear that the Republican-promised tax cut would prevent defense growth, DOD's top scientists are circling the wagons to protect coffers that up until now have pretty much been labeled "hands-off." Through much of the drawdown, DOD leaders have stuck to a ...

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