Reagan was president before most Millennials were born.
Gen Xers (ages 38 to 53) are divided in their assessments: 45% of Gen Xers name Reagan, while nearly as many mention Obama (41%) or Clinton (39%).
I think these examples—one about a vaccine and one about a treatment—speak to the extraordinary ways in which scientists from different fields, disciplines, and organizations are pulling together to tackle this urgent disease threat.
What an exciting day for science and innovation in the United States!
Not yet halfway through his term, 19% say Donald Trump has done the best or second best job of any president of their lifetimes.
That is comparable with the share who viewed Obama as one of the best presidents in 2011 (20%).
Another 40% of Republicans name Trump, while 20% name George W. Republicans’ evaluations of other presidents, Republican and Democratic, have changed little. Bush is the best president of their lifetimes (27% said this in 2011); 16% say Bush’s father, George H.
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I was thrilled to be present at the White House this morning, as President Barack Obama announced a pioneering project to explore the complex workings of the human brain: the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative.
And I’m proud to report that NIH-supported scientists will be among those at the forefront of this ambitious endeavor.