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Amid the Gloom, Researchers Prepare for a Boom in Funding

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Science  06 Mar 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5919, pp. 1274-1275
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5919.1274

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If you have a grant application pending at a U.S. science agency, there's an upside to the global financial meltdown: Your chances of being funded have never been better. And if your application isn't already in the pipeline, don't despair. The competition for funds should be eased significantly next year.