Science: New Flap Over Uri

The title of the report printed in Nature magazine seemed innocuous enough: "Information transmission under conditions of sensory shielding." But to the world of parapsychology, publication of the paper, the first claimed proof of extrasensory powers to have appeared in that prestigious scientific journal for many years, was nothing short of a sensation. Parapsychologists and others who believe in the existence of such psychic phenomena as telepathy, psychokinesis and precognition were jubilant; in their view, Nature had bestowed upon them the recognition and respectability that the scientific establishment has so long withheld....

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