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What happens when scientists stand up for science

What happens when scientists stand up for science

The 2017 March for Science was a powerful political statement by scientists. The marchers opposed political interference, budget cuts and lack of support for science at a government level. More commonly, though, scientists stay in their labs and avoid the public political spotlight. CSIRO scientist John Church – who initially acted as an individual (not […] … learn more→

Seven things to keep in mind if you’re going to March for Science

Seven things to keep in mind if you’re going to March for Science

On April 22 scientists around the world are downing microscopes, pipettes and lasers and declaring it’s time take a public stand and be counted. Standing shoulder to shoulder with their scientific kindred, they’ll raise fists to the sky, united with one voice and shouting “science is… [insert message here]!” The question is: what is the […] … learn more→