If you're desperate to know how others are faring on their stimulus grant applications, Writedit points out that you can go to RePORTER and check the box to "show only projects supported by NIH Recovery Act funds." (For example, you can look up that UCLA's Eric Sobel received $236,458 "for a storage array and computational cluster to dedicate to whole-genome sequencing and analysis at UCLA.") Writedit adds t

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Kelvin Droegemeier, the new science advisor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Geekwire reports.

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