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Fixing a grant system in crisis

Facing a flood of applications from researchers, a UK funding agency is taking drastic steps — and partners around the world are watching how it plays out. Richard Van Noorden and Geoff Brumfiel report.

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With additional reporting from David Cyranoski. See Editorial, page 465 .

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Van Noorden, R., Brumfiel, G. Fixing a grant system in crisis. Nature 464, 474–475 (2010).

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