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Board Suggests How to Thrive Under Stress

Science  11 Nov 2005:
Vol. 310, Issue 5750, pp. 956
DOI: 10.1126/science.310.5750.956b

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The governing body of the U.S. National Science Foundation has drafted a long-term plan for running NSF without the promised doubling of its budget. The National Science Board's prescription: Give project managers more leeway, and don't let grants to large centers erode support to individuals.