Volume 86 Issue 40 | pp. 27-37
Issue Date: September 30, 2008

Debating Science

Presidential candidates answer science policy questions
Department: Government & Policy

With the first debate behind them, the candidates for president have a month left to inform voters of their positions. Science and technology questions—key but rarely addressed—are vital to the chemistry enterprise and central to economic growth and national security. Voters need to know where the candidates stand on problems such as innovation, energy, climate change, national security, science education, federal funding of R&D, scientific integrity, stem cell research, and space exploration, among others.

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