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Bringing Diverging Paths Back Together

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Science  01 Jan 1999:
Vol. 283, Issue 5398, pp. 25-26
DOI: 10.1126/science.283.5398.25b

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The breakup of Czechoslovakia into the Czech and Slovak Republics 6 years ago today interrupted seven decades of joint scientific effort. And last year, when the European Union selected five central European nations as fast-track candidates for membership, it included the Czech Republic but left out its Slovak neighbor.