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White House science adviser resigns after internal probe found he bullied staffers

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Top US government science advisor Eric Lander has resigned. A White House review found that he bullied staff. Lander was named director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy in January last year. He was leading on Biden's cancer "moonshot" initiative, relaunched this month.
Published 1 year ago · Washington, United States

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