Just the Science?

    Crossposted from the Science in Society blog: Last week, the Obama administration rolled back restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research on newly created embryos. When he was in the Senate, Obama said the following: “…the promise that stem cells hold does not come from any particular ideology; it is the judgment of science, and we deserve a president who will put that | Read More »

    “Reality-Based” Obamaian Science Advice

    Yeah, right. Isn’t a fuss supposed to be made when the incoming White House Science Adviser has a history of getting so much so embarrassingly wrong? Any chance that an enterprising journalist might ask John Holdren just what in his background and track record of predictions, arguments and hypotheses should justify the nation’s trust in him as Barack Obama’s Science Guy? I mean, we know | Read More »