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Science  28 Mar 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5871, pp. 1748-1749
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5871.1748b

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An unusual graduate university rising in the Saudi Arabian desert is funding the research of top scientists from around the world in hopes that they will share their expertise and contacts to help the school launch its own research programs.