The Lure of First-Class Science

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Science  30 Aug 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5586, pp. 1472
DOI: 10.1126/science.297.5586.1472

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The tiny city-state of Singapore is a long way from the scientific mainstream, its equatorial climate is no picnic, and its reputation as a buttoned-up society with draconian law enforcement turns off some researchers. Yet Singapore's biomedical strategy depends on finding researchers who are willing to relocate there.