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    Why Researchers must be heard as citizens

    In many ways, the Rio+20 Earth Summit held in Brazil last June was a flop. After 3 days of debate, the 50,000 participants – including some 500 scientists and more than 100 heads of state – approved a final document: The Future We Want. Although this document was an international recognition of the need for […]

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    The Nuttgate : the battle over drugs classification

    David Nutt, a British neuropsychopharmacologist specialising in the research of drugs that affect the brain was Chairman of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) when in 2009, he was dismissed by the governement for his positions on drugs. The 30th of october 2009, on a Friday evening, David Nutt was working in his office […]

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