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Vincent Kiernan, dean, Metropolitan School, was quoted in an article posted on VOX discussing the implications of science embargoes. See below.

Why science news embargoes are bad for the public

From: VOX
Date: November 29, 2016 
Author: Ivan Oransky

Embargoes haven’t been with us forever. They got their start in the 1920s, when the Science Service news agency was born. As Vincent Kiernan details in Embargoed Science, a great book on this subject, the intention of embargoes was to improve “wider appreciation of science ... a social good in itself [that would] promote wider support for science in U.S. society.”

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