Tag: nobel

Nobel Prize winner Watson retires

He’s old and older folks tend to say what’s on their mind. James Watson part of the famous team of Watson and Crick who described the DNA Helix has retired as Chancellor of a Long Island Lab after his racial remarks. ————- From NYT: James D. Watson, the eminent biologist who ignited an uproar last week with remarks about the intelligence of people of African descent, retired today as chancellor of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Long Island and from its board. In a statement, he noted that, at 79, he is “overdue” to surrender leadership positions at the lab,

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TDS – Gore's Nobel

The Right Wing has been particularly agitated the last week or so.  They have been very busy slamming a 12 year old boy and his family and a 2 year old girl and her family.  Then Al Gore wins the Nobel Peace Prize.  Just the mention of the name, Al Gore, bring the Right to their feet in protest.  Jon Stewart points out who’s unhinged.

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Al Gore awarded Nobel

Wow, I didn’t see this one coming. Outstanding. I’m guessing the argument will only get louder from the Right on “junk science.” ——— From WaPo: Former vice president Al Gore and a United National panel that monitors climate change were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today for their work educating the world about global warming and advocating for political action to control it. The Norwegian Nobel Committee characterized Gore as “the single individual who has done most” to convince world governments and leaders that climate change is real, is caused by human activity, and poses a grave threat. Gore has

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

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