Hungary’s president OKs govt takeover of research

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Hungary's president has signed a bill paving the way for the government to take control of academic research, a move that researchers see as a threat to scholarly freedom. President Janos Ader gave his approval Friday to the law, which strips the Academy of Sciences, a partially state-funded body, of… Read More

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