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Funding Inequality Threatens Novel Bioscience Program

Science  13 Dec 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5294, pp. 1832-1833
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5294.1832


The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) has this year won plaudits from the leaders of the G7 industrial nations, and an external review of its scientific achievements gave it a glowing endorsement. But Japan, which originally proposed HFSP, is growing tired of the fact that its international partners contribute little money to the program.