Monday, October 06, 2008

Nobel Prize in Medicine Goes to Two Frenchmen (Plus One German)

The French are ecstatic as, for the first time in 28 years, a Frenchman — nay, two Frenchmen (actually, one Frenchman and one Frenchwoman) — win the Nobel prize in medicine… (As a number of Le Monde readers point out, though, the French state forced Luc Montagnier out of office, due to his retirement age, and the AIDS researcher turned up at… an American university.)

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