The system is broken

  title={The system is broken},
  author={Gregory A. Petsko},
  journal={Genome Biology},
  pages={105 - 105}
When a scientist doing work in genomics, or cell biology, or biochemistry, or immunology submits a grant proposal to the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest supporter of life science research in the world, his or her chance of it being funded are at historic lows.