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Francis Collins Talks About Science and Faith

In terms of being the director of NIH, I don't think anybody who's worked with me would be able to identify a circumstance where my personal beliefs about faith have in any way interfered with my role as a scientific leader.

A Date With History

History, the Dutch scholar Pieter Geyl once said, is an argument without end, and the meaning of September 11 is now part of that ongoing conversation.To assess the significance of the day—and to be sure, it's very, very early—NEWSWEEK convened a round-table discussion with some of America's most distinguished historians: Joyce Appleby, a former president of the American Historical Association; Michael Beschloss, the presidential historian; Alan Brinkley, a professor at Columbia University;...

A Date With History

History, the Dutch scholar Pieter Geyl once said, is an argument without end, and the meaning of September 11 is now part of that ongoing conversation. To assess the significance of the day--and to be sure, it's very, very early--NEWSWEEK convened a round-table discussion with some of America's most distinguished historians: Joyce Appleby, a former president of the American Historical Association; Michael Beschloss, the presidential historian; Alan Brinkley, a professor at Columbia University;...