EDITORIAL

Zero tolerance. Period

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Science  30 Oct 2015:
Vol. 350, Issue 6260, pp. 487
DOI: 10.1126/science.aad6652

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Earlier this month, famed astronomer Geoff Marcy's sexual harassment of female students was exposed. He has since resigned from the University of California, Berkeley, in the face of concerted pressure from peers and students. It is unconscionable for someone to use academic power to be a sexual predator, but the reality is that Marcy operated in an academic culture that turned a blind eye to such behavior.