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Success Rates Squeezed as Budget Growth Slows

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Science  18 Feb 2005:
Vol. 307, Issue 5712, pp. 1023
DOI: 10.1126/science.307.5712.1023a

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In addition to getting only a tiny increase in the president's 2006 budget request, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) expects a continuing sharp drop this year in success rates for grant applications.