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Life without science: Bay Area research suffers as government shuttered

Deadlocked, President Trump and Congress remain at an impasse over money for a border wall. But hungry bacteria in a valuable U.S. Geological Survey experiment remain very much alive. So a furloughed scientist, against orders, sneaks into the closed Menlo Park-based lab to feed the microbes — ensuring that the three-year-long project, while hobbled, doesn’t […]