From Peter Stearns blog, here. I’m not sure whether this is a problem specific to the Obama administration or rather an emergent of large bureaucracies gone amok. In any case, really troubling.
The Chronicle on NIH’s new Eureka grants:
Today, the agency announced it was giving out $42.2-million to 38 “exceptionally innovative research projects that could have an extraordinarily significant impact on many areas of science.” Each will get $200,000 in direct costs for up to four years.