News of the WeekU.S. Science Policy

Obama Picks Pragmatists for New Bioethics Panel

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  16 Apr 2010:
Vol. 328, Issue 5976, pp. 291
DOI: 10.1126/science.328.5976.291

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution

Summary

President Barack Obama named the members of his bioethics commission—headed by two university presidents—last week. The 12-member group, selected more for practical advice than for philosophizing, as the last one was prone to, will hold its first meeting in Washington, D.C., in July.