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The Great Race: Virus Find Awakens Hope for Sufferers

Science  10 Dec 1971:
Vol. 174, Issue 4014, pp. 1112
DOI: 10.1126/science.174.4014.1112


A nationally celebrated team of scientists this week announced a discovery that may change the face of the 1973 budget now in preparation, and may even advance the frontiers of knowledge as well. Because of the dilatory schedule of academic journals (none of which could guarantee publication before the week after next), the scientists were obliged to publish their results in the form of a press release, together with high quality micrographs which were distributed to those attending the press conference. Following is a transcript of the press conference held this week at the Center for Duplicative Results.