"Clearly, this is a time of great challenge for science and
technology in America. But, I believe we can seize this time as
one of opportunity to work together in ways we have never done
before, to raise our voices, together, to send out a clear and
coherent message. This is not the time to plead for biology vs.
chemistry or astronomy vs. engineering, or even basic vs. applied
research or technology. It's a time to speak out about the
importance of the Federal investment in science and technology, in