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Science  06 Jun 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5881, pp. 1274
DOI: 10.1126/science.320.5881.1274b

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Tight budgets have done more than restrict research; they're damaging morale by making people afraid to take chances, just when it's more important than ever to invest in what could be "transformative" research, a new report from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences argues.