A New Cap

The top salary that can be paid out of new National Institutes of Health grants is now capped at $179,700, or a 10 percent reduction from the previous high, reports the Nature News Blog. NIH issued a notice on the matter on Friday, saying that the effective date was December 23, 2011, and the cap would apply to new and continuing awards made from that date on.

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