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Temple, Tourism May Sink Chinese Museum

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Science  24 May 2002:
Vol. 296, Issue 5572, pp. 1379
DOI: 10.1126/science.296.5572.1379a

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NANJING, CHINA-- City officials have asked one of the country's most decorated research institutions to relocate a science museum already under construction. The surprising request has pitted scientists at the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology against community leaders and triggered a heated debate over urban redevelopment.