Janez Potocnik: Rumors of His Departure Are Greatly Exaggerated?

Daniel is a deputy news editor for Science.

Those following European science policy would likely raise an eyebrow if they read this article  suggesting that the European Union's research commissioner Janez Potočnik planned to step down to run for the seemingly less lofty position of European Parliament member. Potočnik may have been surprised, too. A spokesperson for him tells ScienceInsider that the minister isn't leaving and even wants to serve a second term.

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