Scientists hit the campaign trail in hopes of making Congress work better.

“Most academics don't make a lot of money,” says Molly Sheehan, a bioengineering postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. She's running as a Democrat in the [fifth] congressional district of Pennsylvania, an open seat in suburban Philadelphia. “They also aren't like lawyers, who view their political donations as a business expense and are willing to shell out $1000..." Read more of what Molly had to say here!