McCain or Obama: Who will end the War on Science?

From  New Scientist Magazine: The U.S. Leads the World. 40% of global R&D expenditure. 70% of Nobel prizewinners and 75% of world’s top 40 universities by quality of education and research.

All great stuff. But why should we care about the next President’s vision for science in the U.S.?  

New Scientist article, “Who will end the war on science,” sums it up. “The prosperity and security of the US is closely tied to its role as a science and technology leader. At the same time, decisions made by the federal government on issues such as climate change, public health and basic research clearly reverberate far beyond the nation’s borders.” Read the full article here. You’ll be glad you did. Let me know what you think!