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Hutch’s “Project Violet” Taps Crowd, Seeks $20M for Drug Discovery

Many scientists are dreaming these days about using crowdfunding to raise money for their projects, through platforms like Kickstarter. Usually the scientists seek to raise a few thousand bucks in the name of a fairly incremental advancement in our understanding of biology.

Jim Olson and his team at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center are thinking way bigger than that.

Read more at Xconomy.

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