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# In the last decade, research in nanotechnology conducted

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In the last decade, research in nanotechnology conducted at university-funded laboratories
fell to a record low because grants for scientists who conducted independent research were not
easily approved, but, because the necessary technical tools were rising in costs, those of
expenses incurred during such research increased rapidly.
A. who conducted independent research were not easily approved, but, because the
necessary
B. conducting independent research were not easily approved while, because of the rising
costs of the necessary technical tools,
C. conducting independent research were not easily approved, because of the rising costs
of the necessary technical tools, and those of
D. that conducted independent research that was not easily approved; however, because
the necessary tools were rising in costs,
E. conducting independent research that was not easily approved, but, because of the
rising costs of the necessary technical tools,

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Originally posted by torto on 10 Nov 2017, 11:54.
Last edited by torto on 18 Nov 2017, 06:32, edited 1 time in total.
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10 Nov 2017, 20:44
tejasridarsi wrote:
In the last decade, research in nanotechnology conducted at university-funded laboratories
fell to a record low because grants for scientists who conducted independent research were not
easily approved, but, because the necessary
technical tools were rising in costs, those of
expenses incurred during such research increased rapidly.
A. who conducted independent research were not easily approved, but, because the
necessary
B. conducting independent research were not easily approved while, because of the rising
costs of the necessary technical tools,
C. conducting independent research were not easily approved, because of the rising costs
of the necessary technical tools, and those of
D. that conducted independent research that was not easily approved; however, because
the necessary tools were rising in costs,
E. conducting independent research that was not easily approved, but, because of the
rising costs of the necessary technical tools,

I think that there are some problems with the highlighted part. Please check the question again.
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12 Nov 2017, 18:51
tejasridarsi wrote:
In the last decade, research in nanotechnology conducted at university-funded laboratories
fell to a record low because grants for scientists who conducted independent research were not
easily approved, but, because the necessary
technical tools were rising in costs, those of
expenses incurred during such research increased rapidly.
A. who conducted independent research were not easily approved, but, because the
necessary
B. conducting independent research were not easily approved while, because of the rising
costs of the necessary technical tools,
C. conducting independent research were not easily approved, because of the rising costs
of the necessary technical tools, and those of
D. that conducted independent research that was not easily approved; however, because
the necessary tools were rising in costs,
E. conducting independent research that was not easily approved, but, because of the
rising costs of the necessary technical tools,

There definitely seems some problem with the underlined portion.

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