by Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei
Posted April 27, 2007 in DNA Fun, DNA and Disease
Such is how the researchers come across in Nicholas Wade’s New York Times article about seven new diabetes genes.
Dr. Mark McCarthy of the University of Oxford in England:
It has not been a terribly productive field until the last two or three months.
Translation: You guys have all been a bunch of lazy losers.
Dr. McCarthy again:
The DeCode paper only found one new gene, and we found three.
Translation: Nyah. Nyah. We won!
Dr. Kari Stefansson, DeCode Genetics chief executive:
I would be a fool if I thought these guys would never pull their act together and besides, if we were the only ones to do this it would be an insupportable burden.
Translation: I’ll share this time but watch out next time!
Dr. Michael Boehnke of the University of Michigan:
Itâ€™s very exciting to have results in which we truly believe.
Translation: All the previous results other people produced can’t be trusted but my results are the best.
Dr. David Altshuler of the Broad Institute:
I tip my hat to DeCode. But the technology is now widely available.
Translation: Stop bragging about your fancy DNA toys. We all have them now.
*All said in jest. Don’t be mad at me if you’re one of the scientists mentioned above!!
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