• Why Scientists Are Joining the March for Science

    4 monthes ago - By Time

    Traditionally, scientists shirk political debate, preferring to stay out of the partisan fray. But in the months since the 2016 election, many in the scientific community have been vocal about their concerns that the Trump Administration is making decisions and budgetary recommendations that could imperil their work. For instance, a $5.8 billion proposed cut to the National Institutes of Health budget, which funds scientific research in the U.S.
    Now, thousands of scientists and their supporters are expected to join the March for Science in Washington, D.C., and hundreds more are expected...
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