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'Science has changed in our lifetime'


Modern science has changed from a vocation to a career path, to the detriment of the subject, according to Professor James Lovelock, the man who developed the Gaia theory.

He told Today presenter John Humphrys that it used to be "a sin against the holly ghost to fudge data", but that career pressures now meant scientists "tended to adjust data to what the bosses wanted".

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