March for Science will take scientists’ activism to a new level

People rally not around a single issue but around science with a capital S

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GIVE ME AN 'S'  Thousands of pro-science citizens are expected to march in hundreds of cities April 22 during the first-of-its-kind March for Science. Scientists have been politically engaged in the past — here, supporters listen to scientists speaking out at a climate change rally in San Francisco in December — but historians are calling the upcoming march unprecedented.

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