So They Say

"It's great. You can actually get him to agree with you."

--Geneticist Bill Orr of Southern Methodist University in Dallas on why he likes the James Watson bobblehead doll. From The Scientist.

"As a scientist, you cannot simply turn off the key and put the car in the garage."

--Leeuwenhoek Medal-winner Karl Stetter on why he is starting up a biotech company in San Diego, instead of taking a pension since reaching Germany's mandatory retirement age. From Science.

"It is quite clear that our current global efforts remain entirely inadequate for an epidemic that is continuing to spiral out of control."

--UNAIDS executive director Peter Piot on a UN report that found the disease's infection rate in 2002 to be higher than ever before. From New Scientist.

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