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Trump revives dormant science council

In an administration largely at odds with the scientific community, the role of the revived President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology is as yet unclear. Experts Kenneth Evans and Kirstin Matthews discuss the council's prospects in the Baker Institute Blog: http://bit.ly/2p54lbZ