Will funding cuts kill scientific discovery in the US?

Aired: 5/14/2015 | 0:08:14 | Clip
As federal funding for biomedical research has been declining in real dollars over the past 13 years, getting a grant for many scientists who depend on government money has become more difficult. Now, many say this hypercompetitive atmosphere may stunt not only the careers of promising scientists but also America's preeminent role in global science research. Karla Murthy reports.