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A Minority Viewpoint

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Science  19 Aug 2011:
Vol. 333, Issue 6045, pp. 926
DOI: 10.1126/science.333.6045.926

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Although a study published today in Science (p. 1015) raises the specter of potential racial bias in grant reviews at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (see main text), several black biomedical scientists who've served on NIH study sections say they've seen no direct evidence of this.

  • * Michael Price is a writer with Science Careers.