So They Say

"If you think you've seen a biotech revolution, you ain't seen nothing yet,"

--Chief scientist James Murday, Office of Naval Research, when asked to compare the nanotech to the biotech revolution, at the National Nanotechnology Initiative Conference in Washington, DC

"Now if we could just reduce the amount of ammonia in the feces, then our lab wouldn't smell so bad."

--Veerle Fievez, Ghent University, Belgium, on her recent discovery that fish oil supplements reduce sheep methane production by as much as 80%. The Scientist

"Blacks and Asians lumped together is biological rubbish. They might as well do a subgroup analysis based on the signs of the zodiac."

--Cornell University's John Moore, on why the "findings" that minorities responded well to VaxGen's failed AIDS vaccine were statistically insignificant. Science

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