Story and photos by Jesse Nichols
If you want to find a scientist, Congress is a bad place to look. Only a handful of the 535 members of the House and Senate come from science backgrounds. Shaughnessy Naughton, a chemist-turned-political organizer, is trying to change that. She founded 314 Action, a political group rallying scientists nationwide to run for public office, from Congress to school boards. Their goal is simple: they feel science should play a greater role in government, and who better to advocate for science than scientists themselves?
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