PHOTOS: Scientists Take To Washington To Stress A Nonpartisan Agenda

The science community feels threatened under the current administration. Researchers, educators and activists took to the nation's capital to stress that cuts to scientific funding affect us all.
Participants in the March for Science walk along Constitution Avenue in Washington, D.C., on Saturday. Source: Meredith Rizzo/NPR

Attendees from across the country descended on the nation's capital to speak up for science.

The March for Science unfolded on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, and in multiple cities

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