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Science Gets New Home in U.K. Government

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Science  06 Jul 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5834, pp. 28
DOI: 10.1126/science.317.5834.28b

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Science appears to have a more prominent role in the British government after the country's new prime minister, Gordon Brown, created a new ministry with responsibility for both research and higher education in his first cabinet reshuffle.