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
Feb 3, 2008
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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