Chilling because this is so widespread that it doesn't really matter what field you're in anymore...this beast might come for you one day, too.

Depressing because nobody with the ability to do so is actually doing anything about it.
RT @CaulfieldTim
New study on scientists engaging with public:

- 15% received death threats
- 22% threats of physical or sexual violence.

Abuse has a chilling effect on . Very bad news. We n…

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