Putting up a graph I posted on Twitter 09-NOV-2015 in case anyone wanted the chart.
This is a better quality image.
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You can move money around to young or old or male or female, and dress it up as people support or project support - but until the pot of cash grows, or researchers stop applying, success rates will remain dismal or get worse.
Perhaps the Medical Research Future Fund will do this. At some point. If the will remains.....sigh