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Memo to Congress: Get Better Advice

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Science  22 Jun 2001:
Vol. 292, Issue 5525, pp. 2229-2230
DOI: 10.1126/science.292.5525.2229b

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Academics, science lobbyists, and government officials gathered in Washington last week to hash out ideas for reviving Congress's Office of Technology Assessment, a science advice agency that lawmakers killed in 1995. By the end of the daylong workshop, however, there was no consensus on what might convince Congress to change its mind.

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