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NIH Stimulus Plan Triggers Flood of Applications--and Anxiety

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Science  17 Apr 2009:
Vol. 324, Issue 5925, pp. 318-319
DOI: 10.1126/science.324.5925.318

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Researchers and university administrators are burning the midnight oil as they scramble to apply for a slice of an additional $8.2 billion in research funding that the National Institutes of Health has been given as part of the stimulus bill.