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Accounting Error Leads to Funding Drought

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Science  24 May 2002:
Vol. 296, Issue 5572, pp. 1383
DOI: 10.1126/science.296.5572.1383b

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CAMBRIDGE, U.K.-- A major British research funding agency has canceled an entire round of grants, worth $19 million, in an attempt to fend off a cash crisis. Last week's decision by the Natural Environmental Research Council has infuriated scientists in fields ranging from atmospheric and polar sciences to freshwater biology.