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If The Beginning Is a Dishonest Sham

What’s the future? Read a Feb. interview with the Korean stem-cell faker.

It includes:

Q. Are you refusing money so that your motives can never be questioned?

MOON — That’s right. Korea is a country where respect for the professorship is a little bit different than in the West. Professor Hwang takes the honor, not the money.

Q. Do you think you’ll get a Nobel Prize?

HWANG — Not now. The way I understand it, if the younger generation accomplishes its task and takes what we have done further, then maybe. What we’ve done is a beginning step.

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