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House Wants More Bidders for Lab Contracts

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Science  15 Aug 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5635, pp. 900-901
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5635.900b

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It's hard to oppose competition. But some scientists say that a congressional plan to force the Department of Energy to take bids for the job of managing four of its national labs isn't such a great idea.