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The Bush Administration Distorts Scientific Work

62 top U.S. scientists, including 48 Nobel laureates, in an open letter, have accused the Bush adminstration of repeatedly suppressing or distorting the scientific analyses of federal agencies to bring these results in line with administration policy.  For more information, please see the open letter.

Among the more than four thousand signers of the open letter are the following particularly prominent scientists:

Philip W. Anderson * , Condensed Matter Physics, Superconductivity, Princeton University
David Baltimore * , Molecular Biology & Medicine, President, California Institute of Technology
Paul Berg * , Molecular Biology & Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine
Rosina Bierbaum, Dean, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan
Nicolaas Bloembergen * , Nonlinear Optics, University of Arizona
Lewis M. Branscomb, Former Director, National Bureau of Standards, Chief Scientist IBM; Harvard University
Eric Chivian , Environmental Health, Harvard Medical School
Joel E. Cohen, Human Population Studies, Rockefeller University
James Cronin * , Experimental Particle Physics, University of Chicago
Margaret Davis, Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota
Paul M. Doty, Biochemistry, National Security Policy, Harvard University
Paul Ehrlich #, Population Biology, Stanford University
Thomas Eisner *, Chemical Ecology, Entomology, Cornell University
Christopher Field, Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution of Washington
Gerald D. Fischbach, Neurobiology, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Columbia University Former Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Val L. Fitch * , Experimental Particle Physics, Princeton University
Jerry Franklin, Ecosystem Analysis, University of Washington
Jerome Friedman , Experimental Particle Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Richard L. Garwin *, Pure & Applied Physics, Military Technologies, National Security Policy; IBM
John H. Gibbons, Former Science Advisor to the President
Marvin L. Goldberger, Theoretical Physics, Former President of California Institute of Technology
Lynn R. Goldman, Environmental Health, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Kurt Gottfried, Theoretical Nuclear & Particle Physics, Cornell University
David Grimes, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Roger Guillemin * , Neurology & Endocrinology, Salk Institute
John P. Holdren, Environmental Science, National Security Policy, Harvard University
Anne Kapuscinski, Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota
Eric R. Kandel * , Neurobiology & Behavior, Columbia University
Walter Kohn * , Atomic & Solid State Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara
Lawrence Krauss, Astrophysics, Case Western Reserve University
Neal F. Lane, Former Science Advisor to the President, Former Director, National Science Foundation; Physics & Astronomy, Rice University
Leon M. Lederman * , Experimental Particle Physics, Director Emeritus, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory; Former President, American Association for the Advancement of Science
William Lipscomb , Chemistry, Harvard University
Jane Lubchenco, Marine Biology, Zoology, Oregon State University; Former President, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Michael C. MacCracken, Former Executive Director of the Office of the U.S. Global Change Research Program
James J. McCarthy, Biological Oceanography, Harvard University
Jerry M. Melillo, Former Associate Director for Environment, Office of Science and Technology Policy; Co-director, The Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Laboratory
Matthew S. Meselson, Molecular and Cell Biology, Harvard University
David Michaels, Former Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety and Health, DOE Occupational and Environmental Health and Epidemiology, George Washington
Mario Molina , Atmospheric Chemistry & Climate Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Michael Oppenheimer, Geosciences, Princeton University
Gordon Orians, Zoology, University of Washington
W.K.H. Panofsky *, Experimental Particle Physics, National Security Policy, Stanford University
Stuart Pimm, Conservation Ecology, Duke University
Ron Pulliam, Ecology, University of Georgia
Norman F. Ramsey * , Atomic, Molecular & Nuclear Physics
Anthony Robbins, Tufts University School of Medicine; Former Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Allan Rosenfield, Dean, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
F. Sherwood Rowland , Atmospheric Chemistry & Climate Science, University of California, Irvine; Former President, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Edwin E. Salpeter #, Astrophysics, Cornell University
William Schlesinger, Dean, Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University
J. Robert Schrieffer * , Superconductivity, Chief Scientist, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University
Richard Smalley , Director, Nanotechnology Laboratory, Rice University
Felicia Stewart, Reproductive Health Research and Policy, University of California, San Francisco
Kevin Trenberth, Head, Climate Analysis Section, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Harold E. Varmus * , Behavior of Retroviruses; Former Director, National Institutes of Health; CEO Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Steven Weinberg * , Theoretical Particle Physics & Cosmology, University of Texas, Austin
E.O. Wilson * #, Entomology, Harvard University
Edward Witten *, Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, Institute for Advanced Study
George M. Woodwell, President and Director, Woods Hole Research Center
Donald Wuebbles, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois
Herbert F. York, First Director, Livermore National Laboratory

* = National Medal of Science
= Nobel Laureate
# = Crafoord Prize
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