So They Say

"It's like moving on from a first attempt demo music tape to a classic CD."

--Jane Rogers, head of sequencing at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, on the completed, full sequence, human genome. From MSNBC.

"If Heimlich is really doing this, he should be put in jail."

--Mark Harrington, executive director of AIDS activist group Treatment Action Network, on the plans of 83-year-old Henry Heimlich (of Heimlich Maneuver fame) to infect African AIDS patients with malaria to kill the AIDS virus. From Reuters.

"I spoke about what my grandparents would have thought. And [then] Yogi goes up, he was in tears, and said, "Only thing I gotta say is, 'I'm glad that they didn't miss the boat.'"

--NIAID director Anthony Fauci describing speeches given by himself and baseball legend Yogi Berra at a recent Ellis Island awards ceremony. From The Scientist.

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