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Final NIH Rules Ease Stock Limits

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Science  02 Sep 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5740, pp. 1469
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5740.1469

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, has relaxed ethics rules issued 6 months ago that many feared would drive talent away from the agency. The revised rules seem to please both NIH scientists and outside critics.