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[…] Obama also maintains a select group of science advisers headed by Nobel laureate Harold Varmus, head of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and former director of the National Institutes of Health. […] Varmus has strong local support in Don Lamb, an astrophysicist at the University of Chicago […] Other members of the team include Henry Kelly, president of the Federation of American Scientists in Washington DC […]; Gil Omenn, a professor of internal medicine and human genetics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor […]; and Sharon Long, a biologist at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. Also loosely connected are a host of Nobel laureates including Bob Horvitz of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Peter Agre of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute in Baltimore, Maryland; and Burton Richter of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center in Menlo Park, California. The team also includes Tom Kalil, special assistant to the chancellor for science and technology at the University of California, Berkeley[…]. A related group funnels climate and energy advice up the samechain. This group includes energy researcher Dan Kammen of the University of California, Berkeley, and energy policy expert Jason Grumet, founder and president of the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington DC.[…]

[…] McCain’s most detailed positions on science issues come in the field of energy. According to James Woolsey, director of central intelligence under Bill Clinton, the campaign’s top policy advisers request specific advice on energy from a small group that includes Woolsey; Ronald Reagan’s national security adviser Robert McFarlane (now a renewable-energy advocate); and James Schlesinger, secretary of defence under Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford and secretary of energy under Jimmy Carter. […] Other technical advice to the McCain campaign comes from business leaders such as Carly Fiorina, the former chief executive of Hewlett-Packard, and Meg Whitman, the former chief executive of eBay. […]

(US ELECTION SPECIAL: The home stretch. NATURE, Vol 455, 25 September 2008)