Holdren to Head White House Science

By Janet Raloff, 15:27 PM December 18, 2008

Science magazine’s Eli Kintisch announced on a blog this afternoon that Barack Obama has picked physicist John Holdren to become the next White House science adviser. Holdren is a recent past-president and board chairman of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, which publishes the journal and website for which Kintisch reports.

Director of the Woods Hole Research Center in Massachusetts, Holdren currently holds an additional appointment as the director of science, technolog...

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