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Researchers See Progress in Finding the Right Balance

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Science  18 Oct 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5593, pp. 529
DOI: 10.1126/science.298.5593.529

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Last week, barely a year after 11 September and the subsequent anthrax mail attacks, the House Science Committee convened a hearing to explore the proper balance between science and security. And a panel of government and academic leaders suggested that the country might be close to finding a new equilibrium point in this chronic debate.