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Fall served in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy under President Barack Obama.

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If made law, the American Health Care Act passed today in the US House would eliminate the Obamacare-funded initiative.

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TS Picks: Obama’s Science Legacy

By Joshua A. Krisch | January 17, 2017

During his two terms in office, President Barack Obama pushed for action on climate change, injected “innovation” into science and tech, bet big on biomedical research, and published papers in peer-reviewed journals. Here’s a look at his efforts to “put science in its rightful place.”

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Scientists wishing to study marijuana’s health effects may now forgo a review by Public Health Services.

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Obama Enumerates Precision Medicine Initiative

By Bob Grant | January 30, 2015

The President requests $215 million to launch his push for personalized clinical care.

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President Supports Gun-Violence Research

By Jef Akst | January 17, 2013

The Obama administration announces a $10 million, 23-part plan to curb gun violence in the country.

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NYC’s Bloomberg Endorses Obama

By Bob Grant | November 6, 2012

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces his support for President Barack Obama's reelection, citing concern over climate change.

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Mission: Possible

By Mary Beth Aberlin | October 1, 2012

Cooperation, not competition, is the way forward.

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Obama's Science Report Card

By The Scientist Staff | October 1, 2012

A look at what the President achieved during his first term in the areas of health, space science, energy, environment, and science education

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | October 1, 2012

October 2012's selection of notable quotes

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