While scientific research won't get much of a boost no matter who wins in November, Democrats are generally friendlier when it comes to funding for organizations like the National Institute of Health.
In fact, Romney's economic plan includes a 5% reduction on all non-security discretionary spending.
So with an Obama win, analysts expect that companies like Illumina (, )Thermo Fisher Scientific (Fortune 500), and , Life Technologies (, which generate a big chunk of their revenue from government-funded agencies like the NIH, will enjoy a healthy rise. )
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