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Why science shouldn’t be a political punchline

The Hill blog emphasizes the importance of government funded research

 

Former Rep. Rush Holt (D-N.J.) and Mary Sue Coleman pen blog entry for The Hill which stresses the importance of research funded by the federal government.  They describe the groundbreaking research studies which received the 2016 Golden Goose Award, including the Add Health study.  Read the full story here.  

Holt is the Chief Executive Officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Coleman is president of the Association of American Universities.