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Science  14 Apr 2000:
Vol. 288, Issue 5464, pp. 254-255
DOI: 10.1126/science.288.5464.254

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Summary

Talent hunters at major research centers are luring scientists by promising to build state-of-the-art animal facilities and reduce cage charges, which have become a substantial part of the cost of carrying out biomedical research. A change in policy at the National Institutes of Health is also expected to help institutions significantly lower their charges for keeping mice.