AT the Cambridge meeting of the British Association three years ago, a new Division for the Social and International Relations of Science was constituted. Since then the full forces and resources of science have been used to devastate the civilized world. Responsibility for the discovery of these powers of destruction must be accepted by men of science, but communities and Governments decide how they shall be used in purpose and policy. No limit can be seen to such powers, and no end to the horrors they present to human life, when exercised without regard for its sanctity.

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GREGORY, R. SCIENCE AND WORLD ORDER. Nature 148, 331 (1941).

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