Thursday, July 30, 2009

Should we be concerned over the nomination of a born-again evangelical Christian to head the National Institutes of Health?

Some have made the argument that President Obama's nomination of Francis Collins, a born-again Christian geneticist, to head the National Institutes of Health is a disservice to the science community because it promotes someone who is known as an apologist for religion. Are they correct? Does the fact that Collins is considered so unique because of his open embrace of religion demonstrate that most scientists believe there is a conflict between science and religion? the link to read the rest of the story...

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