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In Science, Jeffrey Mervis reports on the case of University of Texas at San Antonio electrophysiologist Kelly Suter, who is suing the school because she says it reneged on promises made during her recruitment. Before making her final decision to go to UTSA in 2006, Suter negotiated for an additional $100,000 in her start-up package from a pot of state money set aside for computational biology research, Mervis says.

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