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  • U.S. Biomedical Research ‘Unsustainable’ Prominent Researchers Warn
    By on April 15, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    sciencehabit (1205606) writes “The U.S. biomedical science system ‘is on an unsustainable path’ and needs major reform, four prominent researchers say. Researchers should ‘confront the dangers at hand,’ the authors write, and ‘rethink’ how academic research is funded, staffed, and organized. Among other issues, the team suggests that the system may be producing too many new researchers and forcing them to compete for a stagnating pool of funding.”

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