Incorporating Science into Decision-Making

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Alan Leshner's Editorial “Public engagement with science” (14 Feb., p. 977) highlights a conundrum: Why is science often ignored in important societal decisions, even as the call for decisions based on sound science escalates? One reason is that decision-making is often driven by a variety of nonscientific, adversarial, and stakeholder dynamics

Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Incorporating Science into Decision-Making
Series title Science
DOI 10.1126/science.300.5624.1370c
Volume 300
Issue 5624
Year Published 2003
Language English
Publisher American Association for the Advancement of Science
Publisher location Washington, D.C.
Contributing office(s) Western Geographic Science Center
Description 1 p.
First page 1370
Last page 1370
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