A coalition of 56 higher education and scientific organizations called ScienceDebate — which was created in 2008 as a way to get presidential candidates to clarify their stances on various science and research questions — has come up with a list of 20 questions they're hoping Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Jill Stein, and Gary Johnson will all answer, says ScienceInsider.

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