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Point of View: Making science count in government

  1. Ian Boyd  Is a corresponding author
  1. Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, United Kingdom
Feature Article
Cite this article as: eLife 2013;2:e01061 doi: 10.7554/eLife.01061
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Recent debates about the impact of neonicotinoid pesticides on bees and other pollinators illustrate the complexity of the interface between science and government policy. This photograph shows a common carder bee (Bombus pascuorum) feeding on a dusky cranesbill (Geranium phaeum).


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