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With these changes the proportion of basic research in the university totals rose from 62 percent to 70 percent. The growth of research funds was greatest in the life sciences (+114 percent), reflecting the prosperity of NIH and private funders. The physical sciences also did well (+76 percent), as the AEC expanded its on-campus support. Engineering (+6 percent) reflected the armed services' preference for FFRDCs. These years also witnessed a dramatic improvement in university research capacity, particularly at the major private institutions.

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