Barton listens to testimony during a hearing on synthetic genomics by the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington

 
Barton listens to testimony during a hearing on synthetic genomics by the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington
US Representative Joe Barton (R-TX) listens to testimony during a hearing on "Developments in Synthetic Genomics and Implications for Health and Energy" by the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SCI TECH)