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November 27, 2017

Still No Science Advisor at the White House

  • Government
  • Executive
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience

MIT Technology Review – Ten months into his presidency, Donald Trump has yet to name a science advisor. It’s the longest amount of time a modern president has taken to nominate someone to the position since at least 1976, when Congress established the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Other key positions in the White House’s OSTP also remain vacant. That worries members of Congress and science experts, adding to concerns that the president is less than friendly to science.

Read more at MIT Technology Review.

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