In the September 24th edition of the Washington Post, Ariana Eunjung Cha highlighted the impact of budget cuts on research funding in her article "Budget Sequester Squeezes Scientific Research." Cha notes that sequestration, across-the-board cuts that went into effect on March 1, 2013, has delayed research and forced layoffs in research labs across the country.

The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought about your specific circumstances.