Normally we don't link back to items more than a week old, but GTO missed the boat on this column in the last issue of Newsweek and it's worth a read. Sharon Begley writes about the challenges of translational research -- starting with the difficulty in getting grant funding compared to basic research projects.

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India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.

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