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Science Past from the issue of January 12, 1963

4:44pm, December 27, 2012

DAILY SCIENCE NEWSPAPER SEEN NECESSARY SOON — The increase in scientific research will make necessary a daily newspaper devoted to science in a short time if predictions made by Prof. Derek J. de Solla Price of Yale University to the American Association for the Advancement of Science are fulfilled. In the next decade there will be as many scientific papers published as have appeared in the total history of the world until now, he foresees. The number of scientists will increase prodigiously and as the population doubles, the scientific manpower and literature will increase ten times with every doubling of the population.

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