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Lucy's Tour Abroad Sparks Protests

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Science  27 Oct 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5799, pp. 574-575
DOI: 10.1126/science.314.5799.574

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Leading researchers in the United States and Africa are protesting the planned exhibit of the famous human ancestor Lucy at a museum in Texas and perhaps other institutions, saying that transporting and exhibiting the fragile, one-of-a-kind specimen could damage it. (Read more.)