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Science and the Obama Administration

Pres. Obama began his term with a speech emphasizing alternative energy, health care and a focus on education. What's the future of stem cells and other issues that frustrated scientists during the Bush administration?

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 www.SciAm.com/report.cfm?id=election2008

November 5, 2008 — Steve Mirsky