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Clinton and Trump answer questions on science
Since the presidential election in 2008, the nonpartisan nonprofit organization ScienceDebate.org and a coalition of 56 prominent scientific societies, including the ASBMB, has aimed to provide Americans with presidential candidates’ views on important issues related to science, engineering, technology, health and environment. In early 2016, sciencedebate.org and the coalition started a nationwide petition urging the major party candidates to hold a debate on these issues. However, with both parties policies stating any candidate engaging in a nonsanctioned debate will…