‘Flagship institution for science’ looks to future

“Scientists were celebrating in Cambridge last night after vital Government funding was spared the chop – and a city laboratory received a cash windfall.
Despite warnings from Business Secretary Vince Cable that funding could be cut in areas which were “neither commercially useful nor theoretically outstanding”, yesterday’s Comprehensive Spending Review revealed that the £4.6 billion science budget will stay the same for the next four years.
The Medical Research Council’s (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) in Cambridge received even better news, when George Osborne announced it was to receive a share of £220 million in funding.” This article is no longer available from the source website: Cambridge News 21 October 2010