Science and the U.S. Election

Where candidates Barack Obama and John McCain stand on science; key races involving science, energy and the environment; and what neuroscience says about how you'll vote

The Day After: Science in the Obama Administration

Stanford University biologist Sharon Long, a science advisor to the Barack Obama campaign, talks about science in the upcoming administration. Plus, we'll test your knowledge of some recent science in the news. Web sites related to this episode include


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Voters also okay doctor-assisted suicide, embryonic stem cell research and more...


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