Source of Article:http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-national.php?Id=2913&yr=2008 USAgNet - 12/16/2008
The controversial issue of U.S.
beef imports and the related mad cow scare was named the hottest science
issue of the year.
In an online survey by the Citizens' Coalition for Scientific Society, 303 of
its 435 members chose the mad cow scandal while 290 picked Korea's first
space-bound astronaut as the year's top science news.
Coming in third was the first complete deciphering of a Korean's genome map
achieved by Gachon University of Medicine and
Science and the KoreaBioinformationCenter.
The melamine food scare of Chinese dairy food imports came in fourth