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Going From RAGS to Riches Is Proving to Be Very Difficult

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Science  09 May 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5877, pp. 728-729
DOI: 10.1126/science.320.5877.728

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A parade of speakers last week gave the U.S. government failing grades for not heeding the recommendations in Rising Above the Gathering Storm calling for bigger research budgets, more undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships, changes in immigration policy, and an improved environment for innovation.