Scientists from different European countries describe in this letter that, despite marked heterogeneity in the situation of scientific research in their respective countries, there are strong similarities in the destructive policies being followed. This critical analysis, highlighted in Nature and simultaneously published in a number of newspapers across Europe, is a wake-up call to policy makers to correct their course, and to researchers and citizens to defend the essential role of science in society.
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Congratulations to Shuji Nakamura, Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano for the Nobel Committee’s recognition of their development of blue LEDs with the 2014 Physics Nobel Prize.
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