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German scientists want dialogue with the public

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 03 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:12
  1. Annette Tuffs
  1. Heidelberg

    German science organisations have launched a new initiative to try to create a more favourable climate for science.

    In Germany science is perceived as having an evil as well as a good side, and German pharmaceutical firms have consequently tended to site most of their research and production facilities abroad, especially in the US and Britain. The presidents of all the major German science organisations recently signed a memorandum agreeing …

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