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Obama adviser on new era for science in US

Former President George W Bush never disguised the fact that he put God many rungs higher than science. So how will life change now there is a US President who believes passionately in the subject?

In a wide ranging interview, Nobel prize-winning cancer specialist, Harold Varmus, who has been charged with the task of 'restoring science to its rightful place', talks to Newsnight's Science editor, Susan Watts.


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