Jacobs-Young wins Senate approval as USDA chief scientist

The Senate confirmed Chavonda Jacobs-Young as USDA undersecretary for research on Tuesday, the first woman of color to hold the post. As undersecretary, Jacobs-Young — a supporter of genetic engineering — will also be USDA’s chief scientist. “I know she will help protect scientific integrity at the USDA and build a diverse and resilient scientific… » Read More

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