back to article Stem cell prof wins Nobel prize

Cardiff University professor Martin Evans has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine for his research on embryonic stem cells. He shares the prize with his two colleagues, Mario Capecchi and Oliver Smithies of the University of Utah and the University of North Carolina respectively. According to the official announcement, …


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  1. Kevin Crisp

    Bush wacked

    Shove that up your arse Bush.

    PS we need a Dubyah icon.

  2. Luther Blissett

    Some basic facts incorrect

    "Stem cell prof..." So the other two guys aren't profs? Well, if you can be bothered to google, yes they are.

    So why the singular? Not British prerhaps? Not so. Prof. Smithies was born in Halifax - that's Halifax as in W.Yorks, not Halifax as Nova Scotia or Queensland. So perhaps it's because they don't work in Blighty? Funny sort of discrimination.

    Big Science fanboyz/girlz ought to show their heroes some respect.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Bush icon

    I suggest something derived from


    We're also missing an icon for

    world+dog (suggestion: HMV terrier beside globe)

    pigopolists (suggestion: pig with tusks and RIAA stamped on the side)

    captain cyborg (whatever)

  4. Demian Phillips

    captain cyborg (whatever)

    Thats easy, just infringe the copyright of /. and use the Gates of Borg logo.

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