• Scientific research is expensive, so the scientific community controls the type of research that is done.
  • Most scientists are intelligent, creative and logical people.
  • Women and racial minorities are becoming scientists more than ever before.
  • Diversity brings in more ideas and more ways of solving problems.
  • This makes science stronger.
  • The scientific community has control of the projects that get funded and the checks and balances that assure that nearly all scientists operate with a great deal of integrity.
  • The public should not mistrust scientists in ways that may cause the public to mistrust science.
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