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Opinion: The Flood Reduction Benefits of Wetlands

By Michael W. Beck and Siddharth Narayan | August 31, 2017

Conservationists and the insurance industry team up to model the economic benefits of marshes during hurricanes.

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Opinion: After We March

By Sheril Kirshenbaum | March 16, 2017

How to become—and stay—involved in science policy 

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Opinion: Sometimes, Scientists Must March

By Katie Gibbs, Alana Westwood, and Kathleen Walsh | February 13, 2017

Lessons learned from the “Death of Evidence” demonstration in Canada

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Opinion: Toot Your Horn

By Jordan Gaines Lewis | October 6, 2016

Why (and how) scientists should advocate for their research with journalists and policymakers

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Opinion: How Postdocs Can Participate

By Jessica Polka | September 18, 2014

Graduate students and postdoctoral researchers should be taking part in discussions on the future of biomedical research.

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Opinion: The Pitfalls of Uncertainty

By Didier Schmitt | April 14, 2014

How to successfully inform policy when scientific evidence is not plainly evident.

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Opinion: Researching the Researchers

By David Rubenson and Paul Salvaterra | November 25, 2013

The biomedical research community is due for some self-reflection.

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Opinion: Who We Work For

By Mary Woolley | November 5, 2013

On winning hearts, minds, and votes for science

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Opinion: The Payoff of Big Science

By K. John Morrow Jr. | June 3, 2013

Was the Human Genome Project the key to a gold mine?

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image: Opinion: Canadian Science Under Attack

Opinion: Canadian Science Under Attack

By Heather E. Douglas | April 2, 2013

Government policies are shuttering research facilities while muzzling federal researchers by dissuading them from talking to the press, participating in international collaborations, or publishing their work.

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