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Scientists Plant Grass-Roots Effort for Obama in Final Days of Contest

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Science  31 Oct 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5902, pp. 658-659
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5902.658

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Since September, more than three dozen scientists have placed articles or letters supporting presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama in 50-plus newspapers in 20 states. Political analysts say Obama has captured the lion's share of visible support among scientists.