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Published on Nov 10, 2015
Science influences everything we do, but it is also true that we affect the scientific process. Watch this video to learn how the interaction between science and society impacts policy decisions. Using the history of asbestos mining in South Africa, we demonstrate how science is connected to the social and political. Rachel Gutman significantly contributed to the development of the final script.
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