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Scientists on trial: At fault?

In 2009, an earthquake devastated the Italian city of L'Aquila and killed more than 300 people. Now, scientists are on trial for manslaughter.

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Stephen S. Hall is a science writer based in New York who also teaches public communication to graduate students in science at New York University.

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Hall, S. Scientists on trial: At fault?. Nature 477, 264–269 (2011).

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