A recent survey of Nobel Prize winners in science, medicine, and economics asked what they thought the biggest threats to mankind are. At the top of the list? The co-mingled issues of overpopulation and environmental degradation (34%) and nuclear war (23%). In another part of the survey, 70% of respondents consider political polarization and populism to be either a "grave threat" or a "serious threat" to scientific progress. www.timeshighereducation.com/features/do-great-minds-think-alike-the-the-lindau-nobel-laureates-survey
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