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Irony at the NIH

Mike the Mad Biologist is a bit taken aback as he points to a statistical analysis in PLoS One that shows the NIH peer review process is not exactly steeped in the principles of statistical sampling. The paper says that the current number of recommended reviewers for each grant doesn't provide the level of precision that the NIH mandates for scoring the application.

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