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Science Academies Set Joint Agenda

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Science  24 Jan 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5299, pp. 473
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5299.473b

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Ties between the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, frayed since the events at Tiananmen Square in 1989, were repaired last week as the leaders of the two organizations met in Beijing. The two academies agreed to begin holding a series of meetings between young scientists from both countries and discussed support for joint research projects in energy and sustained development.