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Bison Study Marks Radical Shift for Research Council

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Science  20 Jun 1997:
Vol. 276, Issue 5320, pp. 1786-1787
DOI: 10.1126/science.276.5320.1786a

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The National Research Council has been asked to help resolve a dispute about the threat to cattle posed by diseased bison in Yellowstone National Park. But its method of reaching an opinion may be more controversial than its upcoming recommendations.