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Science  17 Apr 2009:
Vol. 324, Issue 5925, pp. 319
DOI: 10.1126/science.324.5925.319

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) is using its $2 billion windfall from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to fund more proposals already in the pipeline, reducing what officials say is a $2-billion-a-year backlog of good ideas.