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The Commissioner Who Listened

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Science  10 Sep 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5690, pp. 1551
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5690.1551

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BRUSSELS-- Things didn't look auspicious for physicist Philippe Busquin when he was nominated for Europe's top science post in 1999. But now that his 5-year tenure has come to an end, the skepticism has evaporated.