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NSF Warned Off Smithsonian Pact

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Science  07 May 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5672, pp. 805
DOI: 10.1126/science.304.5672.805b

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Responding to objections from an influential senator, the National Science Foundation has suspended plans to let scientists at the Smithsonian Institution compete equally with academic researchers for NSF grants.