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Scientists Urged to Share Large, Costly Instruments

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Science  15 Aug 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5635, pp. 903
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5635.903a

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BEIJING-- Chinese scientists' growing appetite for the latest research tools is eating up China's science budget. So last month the government launched an effort to crack down on redundant purchases and encourage the sharing of costly facilities and instrumentation.