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President-elect Claudia Sheinbaum in blue jacket hands up in celebration and crowd and photographer in background.
PoliticsJune 11, 2024

Do Scientists Make Good Presidents?

Following Mexico’s election of a woman with a scientific pedigree, Nature reviewed the legacy of well-known politicians with backgrounds in science and engineering.

Smriti Mallapaty, Jeff Tollefson, Carissa Wong, Nature magazine