Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Germany Isn't a Leader in Science

By Alex Berezow — September 26, 2017  
 
In order to capitalize on current events and our hyperpartisan climate, science news outlets increasingly feel the need to weigh in on how day-to-day political affairs will affect science.
Originally in Nature News and reprinted by Scientific American, an article published on Monday boldly proclaims, "What Germany's election results mean for science." The authors suggest tighter regulations on GMOs and ambiguity on energy/climate policy.

Here's a better answer: The German election means nothing for science. Absolutely nothing. Nobody with any credibility looks to Germany for leadership on scientific issues. There are multiple reasons for this.

Nobody with any credibility looks to Germany for leadership on scientific issues. There are multiple reasons for this..........To Read More....

My Take - This is interesting  Germany is so out of touch with scientific reality since Angela Merkel has a Ph.D. in quantum physics.

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