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Jason Hooks Up With New Sponsor

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Science  26 Apr 2002:
Vol. 296, Issue 5568, pp. 635-636
DOI: 10.1126/science.296.5568.635a

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One month after the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency acknowledged dropping its support of an exclusive group of academic scientists known as Jason, the group is nearing completion of a similar arrangement with the higher ranking Director of Defense Research and Engineering. The new relationship comes just in time for the next planning meeting of the self-selected group of scientists, who produce often-classified studies on a variety of issues.