How much the U and Mayo are losing because of sequestration

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Gary Balas, a professor of aeronautical engineering at the University of Minnesota, tells MPR’s Brett Neely what effect sequestration-related budget cuts are having on researchers’ work:

“You end up spending much more of your time chasing money and less time doing the research.”

The U says it’ll lose more than 5 percent of its research budget because of the cuts, and the Mayo Clinic is projecting a drop of more than 8 percent.

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