The article "African American Genome Mappers Pledge To Carry On Despite Grant Rejection" (N. Sankaran, The Scientist, March 6, 1995, page 1) may have conveyed the impression that the proj-ect's grant application was rejected for funding by the National Institutes of Health. Following the three-year African American genome project (G-RAP) planning grant, the researchers submitted a synopsis of an intended follow-up study that was reviewed internally by the program staff of the National Center for Human Genome Research (NCHGR). It was determined that the follow-up proj-ect was too broad for the mission of NCHGR; hence, the grant application was not submitted to NIH for review.

The article "ACS Survey: Chemistry Salary Increases Sink To Lowest Point In 10-Year Period" (E.R. Silverman, The Scientist, March 20, 1995, page 1) misstated the number of survey questionnaires that were sent to American Chemical Society members. To compile...

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