As President-elect Obama fills out his cabinet positions, people in the sciences are wondering just when he will name a science advisor. To increase the status of the position, Chris Mooney says at the online publication Science Progress that the advisor should be named soon, and announced as prominently as the other cabinet-level positions have been. Olivia Judson weighs in with a blog post at the New York Times on the "rubbishing of science" that has occurred during the Bush administration. She says Obama should "restore science in government."
Dusting off Science
Dec 04, 2008