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Science  20 Apr 2001:
Vol. 292, Issue 5516, pp. 416-417
DOI: 10.1126/science.292.5516.416b

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Eight federal agencies have agreed to create a $10 million, industry-led organization to promote diversity in the U.S. scientific workforce. The new entity, called Building Engineering and Scientific Talent, hopes to become a national clearinghouse on diversity in science and engineering, studying what works and publicizing its findings.