By Alex Philippidis

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Ohio voters on Tuesday will decide whether to approve a four-year, $700 million bond authorization that would extend to 2016 the "Third Frontier" program — a key funding source over the past decade for many of the Buckeye State's research institutions and partners in recruiting researchers, building facilities, and pursuing research.

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