RAC advocates win a compromise

RAC advocates win a compromise

WASHINGTON - National Institutes of Health Director Harold Varmus has bowed to pressure from Capitol Hill and bioethics advocates and reversed his decision to abolish the Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee (RAC). A Federal Register notice last week announced the decision, stating that Varmus "acknowledges the public's view that the RAC has historical importance as a societal platform for discussion of the science, as well as

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