Union of Concerned Scientists speaks about President’s plan

President Obama said the public should be able to trust the science informing public policy decisions.

He assigned his science advisor to come up with a plan to achieve scientific integrity.

He’s also reaching out to the public for ideas.

Online Chat: Beth Killoran, deputy assistant secretary for Information Technology and chief information officer at HHS, on March 28.

We spoke with Francesca Grifo, Senior Scientist and Director of the Scientific Integrity Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists about the challenges in making scientific information reliable.