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Risky Business

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Science  08 Oct 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5694, pp. 220-221
DOI: 10.1126/science.306.5694.220

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Summary

Can the U.S. government do a better job of betting on long shots in science? The National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health hope the answer is yes.