10 February 2017
Vol 355, Issue 6325

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COVER Even in a "postfactual" world, most researchers and officials believe the best evidence that science can muster should shape policymaking. But ideology, religious views, and economic concerns often complicate the path from evidence to policy, as detailed in a special News section in this issue. See pages 551, 562, and 574.
Illustration: Davide Bonazzi