As Steinn recently noted, Uncertain Chad is really good at “lazy blog polls”. However that was meant, a recent question is of unusual interest to scientists.

Suppose that you had a choice between having your favorite candidate win the presidential election, or having a first-author paper in Science. Which would you pick?

Chad next observes:

For this particular election, I’m not even sure that would do it…

Take the full challenge, after the jump.

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