Canada must take the lead as a global champion of science as America under President Donald Trump presses its assault on fact and knowledge.
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A march for science has become a divisive topic among scientists.
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has experience with energy, but if confirmed as secretary of energy, he should get ready to learn a lot about DOE's big jobs: nuclear security and basic science research.