They're calling Obama the 'science guy'

By Janet Raloff, 18:48 PM April 30, 2009

Today,John Holdren gave one of his first big public addresses since becoming the president’s science adviser. And while Holdren didn’t reveal any state secrets this morning (no surprise), he did confirm what most people attending the Forum on Science and Technology Policy hoped to hear: that Barack Obama is indeed one of the most enthusiastic science-ophiles to enter the White House since Jimmy Carter.

House Science and Technology Committee chairman, Rep. Bart Gordon (D-Tenn.), another spea...

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