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Science  18 Jul 1997:
Vol. 277, Issue 5324, pp. 311
DOI: 10.1126/science.277.5324.311

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HONG KONG-- The growth of megauniversities that educate hundreds of thousands of students around the world could redefine the role of the major research university, say participants at a recent conference here. These universities, which use the latest educational technology to deliver distance learning, have shown that they can also provide a quality education.