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Wanted: "Civic Scientists" To Inform The Public, Press And Policy Makers

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February 21, 2001
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Scientific illiteracy is a big problem in this country, and scientists have to do something about it, said two Stanford faculty members who were part of a Feb. 16 panel called "Cultivating the Civic Scientist" at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Fewer than one-third of all Americans understand the term "DNA."


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