Cuts and red tape are gagging US and Canadian science / Only 14 per cent said they felt they would be able to share a concern about public health and safety
14 April 2014 by Rachael Jolley
Politicians in the US and Canada are undermining scientific freedom through cuts, shutdowns and media policies
ON 1 October last year, the US federal government shut its doors after Congress failed to agree a budget. For 16 days, around 800,000 government employees twiddled their thumbs. Many of them were scientists.
The shutdown was the culmination of months…