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Earthquake in Italy may set new ethical guidelines for scientists

Alfredo Villaseñor

October 6, 2011

In 2009, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake killed more than 300 people in L'Aquila, Italy. It also destroyed many of its historic buildings, along with a university dormitory and a hospital. An earthquake of that magnitude wouldn't have made it to the front pages in a place like Japan, where nearly every ...

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