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31.  Which of the following conclusions about new theories in science can reasonably be drawn from the passage?

  • A. Important new theories will eventually be accepted, no matter how controversial they are or who proposes them.

  • B. Important but unusual new theories have a better chance at acceptance when they are proposed by well-respected scientists.

  • C. Research on new, nontraditional theories is widely respected within the scientific community.

  • D. Scientists welcome the opportunity to overturn existing ideas in favor of useful new theories.