What does a Democrat Presidency mean for science?

Written by Tristan Free (Digital Editor)

Democrats and science

With the recent victory of the Biden—Harris campaign in the US Presidential Election and the impending inauguration of the new Democratic Party President in January 2021, the consensus in scientific communities seems to be of hope and positivity. Here, we take a look at what the new presidency will mean for science. What do both Joe Biden and Kamala Harris stand for regarding science and how do their previous records indicate they will stand on key scientific issues? What can the past tell us about the fortunes of science under Democratic and Republican Presidents and will the future of politics...

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