The Benefit of a Grant | GenomeWeb

NIH spends more than $21 billion a year on research grants, reports Boston.com's Karen Weintraub. But now the federal institution wants to review how much benefit all this money is bringing to science, launching a program called STAR METRICS to monitor the impact of the dollars it grants.

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