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Editorial: The White House’s war on science is doing lasting damage

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The Trump administration is dismantling the entire concept of science-based policy-making with the fervor of Galileo’s tribunal. Instead of the religious dogma invoked to persecute Galileo, today’s dogma is the protection of industrial and commercial interests at all costs. The administration has punished government scientists for the heresy of putting science ahead of partisan ideology.