[Reblog]: Australian scientists take to the streets to protest job cuts

From: Science Insider By Leigh Dayton 26 June 2014 2:30 pm SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—Abandoning their usual reserve, nearly 1000 scientists across the country downed instruments and grabbed placards this week to protest pending job losses at the nation’s leading research organization, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). “Scientists are not known for rushing to the…