Below is a list of notable grants recently awarded in the sciences—large federal grants as well as awards of all sizes from private foundations. The individual cited with each entry is the project’s principal investigator.

BIOMEDICINE: The Bristol-Myers Company, New York City, awarded unrestricted grants for cancer research to two institutions: $500,000 over five years to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn.; J.V. Simone

$500,000 over five years to the Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, New Haven Conn.; A.C. Sartorelli

The Mead Foundation, Pasadena, Calif., made the following two grants: General research. $34,500 to Biomedical Research Foundation, Los Angeles; M. MacGuire

Components for microscopy system. $28,000 to Johnson Comprehensive Cancer Center C.P. Reynolds

Research of structure and engineering of molecules. $3,500,000 from Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, Palo Alto, Calif., to Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif.; R. Kornberg Development of a laser for treatment of cardiovascular disease. $500,000 over two...

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