Thursday, May 29, 2008

on the other hand, listening to the Bush administration does cast a reasonable doubt on evolution

U.S. Experts Bemoan Nation's Loss of Stature in the World of Science

Speaking at a science summit that opens this week's first World Science Festival, the expert panel of scientists, and audience members, agreed that the United States is losing stature because of a perceived high-level disdain for science. They cited U.S. officials and others questioning scientific evidence of climate change, the reluctance to federally fund stem cell research, and some U.S. officials casting doubt on evolution as examples that have damaged America's international standing.

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