Nature rounds up reaction from researchers to Donald Trump's election as the next US president. Trump, a Republican, had trailed his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, in polls leading up to the 8 November election day, but pulled out a surprising victory.

Some foreign researchers working in the United States started thinking about leaving the country.



Other researchers said they were scared that a Trump presidency might reduce funding for science.


And some scientists had more existential worries.


This article is reproduced with permission and was first published on November 9, 2016.