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John Crown: We need to inoculate ourselves against scientific ignorance

There was something faintly medieval about the story last week that six Italian scientists had been found guilty of manslaughter for failing to predict a 2009 earthquake which killed 300 people in the city of l'Aquila.

The problem, of course, is that scientists can't predict earthquakes.


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