Nobel Prize Winner Kary Mullis Challenges The Myths About AIDS

The inventor of PCR, Kary Mullis, points out the issues of institutionalized science.

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPYFjDSG0JU


The way to get rid of AIDS is to stop funding it. Just stop [...] everything that's called AIDS research. [If] somebody tries to get a grant for AIDS research say "We're not doing it anymore. We don't have AIDS."

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There are no old wise men up there at the top of science.

– at 18m7s

Until 68 I would have thought [...]: If you try to publish a dumb paper in a journal like nature, it won't get published.

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There isn't an "up there!" there. The academy of science is just a bunch of idiots just like everybody else.

– at 18m31s

There are no old wise men up on the top making sure that we don't do somethin' really dumb.

– at 18m45s