$10.4 billion increase in NIH funding could increase HIV/AIDS research Bloomberg on Wednesday examined how the $10.4 billion increase in NIH funding that is section of the $787 billion economic stimulus program could boost funding for HIV/AIDS research. In accordance to Bloomberg, more than 15,000 scientists have requested challenge grants, which focus on new techniques to HIV/Helps and other diseases. In addition, NIH is expecting thousands more applications for infrastructure and research funding, including equipment and buildings. Research conducted with challenge grants is expected to produce outcomes by 2011, according to Bloomberg. Scientists who get a portion of the stimulus cash – – which includes $1.3 billion for construction and devices at universities and establishments – – must utilize it by the end of September 2010.They also had greater connectivity between either the Broca's area or the Wernicke's region to the other areas of the mind that are recruited to pay for the ASD underconnectivity. Furthermore, the effectiveness of those connections correlated with the amount of reading comprehension improvement in the children who received reading intervention. ‘By examining the reading network either during rest or during an active task, the opportunity is got by us to examine the same network under different levels of cognitive/linguistic demand,’ said Kana. ‘This gives not only the basic spontaneous fluctuations of the reading network, but the way the network behaves under task demand also. ‘ All of the young children in the research had reading tests, verbal IQ assessments and fMRI at week 0 and week 10.