Scientists took to the streets in various Australian cities to protest coming job cuts due to a decline in funding for the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), ScienceInsider reports. CSIRO is Australia's national science agency.

“Scientists are not known for rushing to the barricades,” says Anthony Keenan of the CSIRO Staff Association.

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