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From a tweet, a March for Science is born

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Science  10 Feb 2017:
Vol. 355, Issue 6325, pp. 556-557
DOI: 10.1126/science.355.6325.556

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It started with a tweet, but now it's an international movement. Spurred by concerns about the impact President Donald Trump's administration might have on research, the March for Science is "a call to support and safeguard the scientific community." Slated for 22 April, the march has hundreds of thousands of followers pledging to turn out in more than 100 countries around the world. But not everyone is on board. Whereas some science societies have endorsed the march, many are waiting for march objectives and alliances to unfold. Some scientists are worried that a demonstration like this will only politicize science in an already polarized climate. But march organizers say there's too much at stake to stay silent.

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