~20% of American Scientists consider leaving the U.S.

Ah, if only Canada wasn’t currently governed by the science hating conservatives. This would be a great time to reverse the brain drain and bring a lot of top Canadian talent home, or even to bring in a lot of American and International researchers. ¬†Alas, the odds of the conservatives increasing science funding is pretty slim. ¬†Mostly, they’ve been busy trying to silence the scientists that are already here.

Anyhow, this is a sobering look at what’s happening in academia in the states:

Nearly 20 Percent Of Scientists Contemplate Moving Overseas Due In Part To Sequestration