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Smiles and Status Quo at NSF

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Science  20 Dec 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5295, pp. 2000-2002
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5295.2000


A low-key manner and a commitment to the agency's traditional missions have helped Neal Lane keep the National Science Foundation afloat in rough waters. But is nice what NSF needs?