The US just elected 8 new scientists to Congress, including an ocean expert, a nurse, and a biochemist

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www.businessinsider.de—On Tuesday, nine new science-credentialed candidates were elected: one senator and eight members of the House.

The US just elected 7 new scientists to Congress, including an ocean expert, a nurse, and a biochemist. Here's the full list.. The faces of Capitol Hill are changing.  When the 116th Congress heads to Washington in January, there will be a record number of women in the ranks: at least 123, according to Axios. The halls of legislature will also boast America's first Muslim women in Congress, the first Somali-American, and the first Native American women.  There will be more scientists, too.  On Tuesday, seven new science-credentialed candidates were elected: one new Senator and six new members of the House. Full results...