Kevin Rudd, the prime minister of Australia, has announced a $250 million funding scheme for health and medical research, to bring research "from the lab to the patient," the Guardian reports. The plan, which is to be announced today, includes $125 million from the Labor government, if it wins the federal elections next month, and matching funds from industry.

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