Volume 245 Issue 5424, 12 October 1973

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    In this article, Sir Alan Cottrell, Chief Scientific Adviser to the British Government, examines some of the problems facing governments when they attempt to take into consideration, for policy purposes, predictions of the future such as have been made recently by several groups.

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