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Safety Research Falls Foul of German Politics

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Science  18 Mar 2005:
Vol. 307, Issue 5716, pp. 1706
DOI: 10.1126/science.307.5716.1706a

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BERLIN-- Researchers at two government-funded labs in Germany have had to withdraw from projects involving the safety of genetically modified plants after their bosses, officials in the agriculture ministry, said the work was inappropriate.