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Congressmen Clash on Politics and Scientific Advisory Committees

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Science  30 Jul 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5684, pp. 593
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5684.593a

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Defending the Bush Administration against charges that it has politicized science, last week a prominent House member said there's nothing wrong with mixing science and politics in determining the makeup of scientific advisory committees.