The Scientist as World Citizen

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Science  02 Nov 2012:
Vol. 338, Issue 6107, pp. 581
DOI: 10.1126/science.1231607

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In early 2011, listening on U.S. public radio to reports from Tahrir square, I looked forward particularly to those from Mona Seif, a young citizen journalist from Cairo. Her reports were rich in detail, and even when difficult to hear over gunfire, they were clear and informative to a listener on the other side of the world.