The World Population Conference

@article{CSTheWP,
  title={The World Population Conference},
  author={A. M. C.-S.},
  journal={Nature},
  volume={120},
  pages={465-466}
}
THE head of a social research department, such as exist on the other side of the Atlantic, who was on the outlook for a subject for a student's thesis, might do worse than suggest the modern phenomenon of conference bolding as suitable as suitable for investigation. Attendanee at conferences and congresses threatens to consume an increasing proportion of the lifetime of scientific workers. If the laborious method of investigation which finds favour in certain places was followed in the… 
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