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Helmholtz Reforms Mollify Scientists

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Science  21 Dec 2001:
Vol. 294, Issue 5551, pp. 2451-2452
DOI: 10.1126/science.294.5551.2451a

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BERLIN-- A controversial plan to inject more competition into Germany's largest research organization, the Helmholtz Association of National Research Centers, has been modified to ensure that basic research remains a priority. Physicist Walter Kröll, the newly elected president of the association, discussed details of the plan last week at a press conference following the first meeting of the reorganized Senate.

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