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MRC Gets Flexible and Clinical in Funding Overhaul

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Science  20 Feb 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5661, pp. 1117
DOI: 10.1126/science.303.5661.1117

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OXFORD, U.K.-- The United Kingdom's main biomedical funding agency, the Medical Research Council (MRC), last week announced sweeping changes, including more flexibility in how long projects can run and a 30% boost in the money available for research grants.