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Spanish science reaches a crossroad

Nature volume 378, page 126 (09 November 1995) | Download Citation


The prospect of a change of government in Spain is unsettling the country's scientific community. But the growth in scientific activity over the past 13 years of socialist rule is also now showing signs of exhaustion.

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  1. Departament de Genètica Molecular, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 18 Jordi Girona, Barcelona 08034, Spain.

    • Pere Puigdomènech


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