|This is crazy. I read this in the NY Times.
"Evolutionary biology has vanished from the list of acceptable fields of study for recipients of a federal education grant for low-income college students."
What do they think they are going to achieve with this? The more they take away the freedom of scientists, the more likely it is that other countries taking advantage of this situation and in the end, it would only prove how religion can have such a negative impact on progress.
Singapore has taken advantage of the Bush administration's decision to restrict US federal funding for stem cell research, and now carries out research for a number of US institutes, such as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.