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Why Joe Biden’s bid to restore scientific integrity matters

by Nature | January 17, 2022
Evi Emmenegger spent 28 years as a research microbiologist at the Western Fisheries Research Center in Seattle, Washington, a biosafety laboratory operated by the US Geological Survey (USGS). It was home to numerous pathogens, including exotic and invasive viruses. Emmenegger says that, in ...

Trump’s latest order spreads fear among government scientists

by Nature | November 2, 2020
“An executive order issued by US President Donald Trump has sown confusion and fear among government scientists in the country. Announced by the White House on 21 October, the order creates a job category for government workers — such as scientists — that makes it easier to fire ...