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Varmus votes - how will you?

Tomorrow is Super Tuesday, so who are you going to vote for? Yesterday, Harold Varmus, president of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, told Wired that he linkurl:plans to cast his ballot;http://blog.wired.com/wiredscience/2008/02/harold-varmus-e.html for Senator Barack Obama on Tuesday, February 5. Obama represents "a new kind of leader, one without ties to a divisive past and one who portrays through his personal history a global perspective that is both crucial and unprec

Alison McCook
Tomorrow is Super Tuesday, so who are you going to vote for? Yesterday, Harold Varmus, president of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, told Wired that he linkurl:plans to cast his ballot;http://blog.wired.com/wiredscience/2008/02/harold-varmus-e.html for Senator Barack Obama on Tuesday, February 5. Obama represents "a new kind of leader, one without ties to a divisive past and one who portrays through his personal history a global perspective that is both crucial and unprecedented," linkurl:Varmus;http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/23543/ said in a statement. Publications and Web sites are scrambling to tell scientists linkurl:how their candidates and representatives are weighing in;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/54178/ on science; now we want to know what you think. Who are you going to vote for, and why? Click linkurl:here;http://www.the-scientist.com/forum/addcomment/54278/ to tell us. (An interesting aside: Varmus endorsed Obama even though he directed the NIH under Clinton's husband, and as a New York senator, she is his representative in Washington. He said he admires her...

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