It's Complicated

"Science is a master manipulator," blogs the Ambivalent Academic. She says that when she started out in science, things were grand — it was exciting and experiments went well. Then everything went awry, but she couldn't leave. "Then, just when I was ready to throw in the towel, things changed again. Oh, I'm so sorry, said Science," writes the Ambivalent Academic. She's not the only one.

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