Science: Dry Stream

"The Congress [of Genetics'] asks the International Committee not to recommend that the next congress be held in any country to which it may be expected that scientists would be refused permission to enter on grounds of race, nationality, religion, place of birth, or political associations past or present."

This resolution, passed by the International Congress of Genetics at its last summer's meeting in Italy, was directed not against the U.S.S.R., but against the U.S.A. The geneticists did not want to be exposed to the harassment and delay that await foreign scientists who try...

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