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NIH Plans New Grants for Innovative Minds

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Science  15 Aug 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5635, pp. 902
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5635.902a

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By doling out no-strings-attached grants to a handful of exceptionally creative researchers, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) hopes to address long-standing concerns that its peer-review system discriminates against unconventional ideas with high potential payoff.