December 24, 2012

Science and Politics Cannot Be Separated

Jack Stilgoe, Guardian

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piece by Brian Cox and Robin Ince in the New Statesman has excited that corner of the Twittersphere concerned with things scientific. Their argument is that, because science has been twisted and undermined by politicians, there needs to be clearer separation between scientific truths and political values.

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TAGGED: Science And Politics, Science Policy


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