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Fusion: How diversity in science can improve communities

May 15, 2015

Fusion: How diversity in science can improve communities

by Emily DeRuy

It used to be that to be a scientist, you had to hold a degree and be part of an existing power structure, such as a research university or an institution that receives government funding. That traditional power structure, however, can be stifling for innovation that falls outside traditional science.

Increasingly technology is allowing anyone, regardless of income or background, to be a scientist.

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