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Peña Gives Lab Reform a Nudge

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Science  12 Sep 1997:
Vol. 277, Issue 5332, pp. 1601
DOI: 10.1126/science.277.5332.1601a

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Department of Energy Secretary Federico Peña has ordered up a blueprint for the next generation of big scientific machines as part of a larger effort to rethink DOE's R&D strategy. The move comes almost 3 years after a blue-ribbon panel called for sweeping changes in how DOE manages its network of national laboratories and amid growing concern that the reform effort has stalled.