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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Listen Up, Candidates: Science Matters, and Here's Why

Written by Eliene Augenbraun

Scientists know how important their work is to America, and a science advocacy group thinks politicians should know it too.

Because researchers work on solving problems that every politician should care about—including climate risks, clean energy, new materials, emerging diseases and a wide range of technologies that can fuel economic growth—the Science Coalition, a group of universities that lobbies for federal investments in research, is sponsoring an event called Super Science Tuesday. It's a video compilation in which scientists tell the candidates why they need to pay attention.

Here are just a few examples:

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