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Tehran Incident Threatens U.S.-Iran Project

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Science  02 Jan 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5910, pp. 23
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5910.23

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A member of a U.S. scientific delegation headed by the president of the Institute of Medicine was interrogated for 9 hours last month in his Tehran hotel, casting a pall over years of painstaking efforts to cultivate ties between the Iranian and U.S. scientific communities.