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Wanted: The Ideal Science Adviser

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Science  12 Dec 1997:
Vol. 278, Issue 5345, pp. 1872-1873
DOI: 10.1126/science.278.5345.1872

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After a false start, the White House has a new short list of candidates to succeed Jack Gibbons. As the Clinton Administration ponders the appointment, Science polled an array of politicians, scientists, industry managers, and policy analysts to determine what it takes to do the job effectively. Here's what--and who--the experts say the White House should be looking for.