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New Team, Old Hands

Science  16 Aug 2013:
Vol. 341, Issue 6147, pp. 706-707
DOI: 10.1126/science.341.6147.706

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The men and women being recruited to lead U.S. science agencies in President Obama's second term are generally more experienced managers, and more familiar with Washington, than his first-term team, which was loaded with big names. How will that different set of skills affect their ability to carry out the president's long-term goals for science?