A recent toast to James Watson highlights a tolerance for bigotry many want excised from the scientific community.
May 2015's selection of notable quotes
May 1, 2015|
—Harvard Medical School researcher Jerome Groopman, in a New Yorker article about the quest to find a cure for AIDS (December 22 & 29, 2014)
—Robert Siliciano, Johns Hopkins University infectious disease researcher who studies HIV latency, on the website of the university’s Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences
—New York University bioethicist Arthur Caplan, in a Mayo Clinic Proceedings commentary about problems in science publishing (April 3)
—Ellen Stofan, NASA chief scientist, speaking during a recent NASA panel discussion about the search for water in the universe (April 7)
—Prominent HIV researcher Jay Levy of the University of California, San Francisco, in a recently published opinion article about HIV research (Trends in Molecular Medicine, April 14)
—Margaret Boden, cognitive scientist at the University of Sussex, U.K., speaking with New Scientist about understanding human consciousness (March 31)
May 7, 2015
Regarding Ellen Stofan's comment, I think it is a throw-something-out-there to gain attention and, more importantly, increased research dollars. The way NASA funding is going, it's more like 20 or 30 generations...and yes, I just pulled a "Stofan".