The executive order signed by President Donald Trump Friday that prohibits citizens of seven countries from entering the US for at least 90 days is already affecting science, according to the New Scientist. The ban targets citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, and also blocks refugees from entering the country for 120 days and Syrian refugees indefinitely.

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