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Monthly Archives: September 2014

The public role of scientists is changing

The scientific endeavor is now a more public exercise than ever before, with high expectations on the part of an increasingly science-savvy (and often sceptical) public. This shift to a more public face of science has multiple and interacting impacts … Continue reading