Reverse Psychology

The UK's Royal Society is trying to encourage school kids' interest in science. But to do that, says New Scientist's Michael Brooks, science is going to have to look a little less "squeaky-clean." Although young children tend to be fascinated by science in school, most of them go on to other things between the ages of 10 and 14, Brooks says.

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