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Academic Earmarks: The Money Schools Love to Hate

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Science  08 Sep 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5792, pp. 1374
DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5792.1374

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An unusual query from a "pork-busting" U.S. senator has revealed an uneasy ambivalence among university presidents toward academic earmarks. Their answers suggest that, like it or not, such directed spending on research is now part of the fabric of higher education. (Read more.)

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