2/14/2013

Only two U.S. House members hold Ph.D.s in a science, technology, engineering and mathematics field. "Not surprisingly, federal funding for life science research seems perpetually on the brink of budget cuts or stagnation," writes Kumar Sukhdeo, a student at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. There are many obstacles to scientists making the leap to politics, but they should try, Sukhdeo writes.

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