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Zerhouni's Parting Message: Make Room for Young Scientists

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Science  07 Nov 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5903, pp. 834-835
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5903.834

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Last week on his final day as director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, Elias Zerhouni formalized his policy that since 2007 had set a floor--a numerical quota--for the number of awards made to new investigators.