NIH Chafes at Limits On Attending Meetings

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Science  19 Oct 2001:
Vol. 294, Issue 5542, pp. 491-493
DOI: 10.1126/science.294.5542.491

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Some 200 scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) may be no-shows next month at the year's biggest neuroscience meeting, thanks to a management directive by the Bush Administration to limit government travel. NIH officials hope that a personal appeal by several institute directors will persuade their bosses at the Department of Health and Human Services that the policy could hinder progress in biomedical research.