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NIH Urged to Focus on New Ideas, New Applicants

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Science  29 Feb 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5867, pp. 1169
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5867.1169

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Advisers to the U.S. National Institutes of Health outlined a near-final plan to rescue the overburdened NIH peer-review system last week. They want NIH to go for a sweeping overhaul--one that would speed reviews, make the system more inviting, and nudge it to favor new ideas.