A Dip Explained

Sally Rockey, the deputy director of extramural research at NIH, announced on her Rock Talk blog last week that NIH's grant success rate for 2011 had fallen to 18 percent — "an all-time low," says ScienceInsider's Jocelyn Kaiser.

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