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A Report Card on European Science

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Science  23 May 1997:
Vol. 276, Issue 5316, pp. 1186
DOI: 10.1126/science.276.5316.1186

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A novel report published last week cataloged European researchers' assessments of how they are doing compared with the rest of the world. The report attempts to highlight the strengths and expose the weaknesses of European science, and it is meant to get the attention of trans-European research funding agencies.