Reminding Scientists of Their Civic Duties

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Science  20 Jul 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5836, pp. 318
DOI: 10.1126/science.317.5836.318b

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  • Educating Tomorrow's Scientist-Statesman

    As R. Roy astutely points out in his Letter, “Reminding Scientists of Their Civic Duties,” (20 July 2007, p. 318) scientists must stop admonishing the public for scientific illiteracy, and instead educate themselves of the political environment out of which major scientific and technological policies are born. A new student-run group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is trying to do just that. The Science Policy Init...

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