A startling juxtaposition…

…of a particular word and a particular face.

“The Scientist” October cover.

Since I don’t see this site as a forum for promulgating my political views, I’ll refrain from further comment, but I encourage readers — especially biologists of aging working in the US who might want to engage in embryonic stem cell research — to explore this series of articles about the politicization of science under the Bush administration.

Unfortunately the article isn’t free online, but if you’re a subscriber to The Scientist you can check it out in the October issue.