Platyopuntiacactaceae

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Unformatted text preview: (nozzle‐heads)
 Paul
Muller
–

 Nobel
Price
for
DDT
 
in
1948
 “ The
public
endowed
chemists,
at
work
in
their
 starched
whitecoats
in
remote
laboratories,
with
 almost
divine
wisdom.
The
results
of
their
labors
 were
gilded
with
presumption
of
beneficence.
In
 postwar
America,
science
was
god,
and
science
 was
male.”
 “Rachel
Carson
is
a
bird
and
bunny
lover…a
romantic
spinster…”
 "If
man
were
to
follow
the
teachings
of
Miss
Carson,
 we
would
return
to
the
Dark
Ages,
and
the
insects
and
 diseases
and
vermin
would
once
again
inherit
the
 earth."[
 “..many
African
governments
are
calling
for
access
to
DDT,
 believing
that
it's
their
best
hope
against
malaria,
a
disease
that
 infects
more
than
300
million
people
worldwide
a
year
and
kills
 at
least
3
million..”
 4
 4/17/09
 ..never
ending
story
 “In
arguing
that
public
health
 and
the
environment,
human
 and
natural,
are
inseparable,
 Rachel
Carson
insisted
that
the
 role
of
the
expert
had
to
be
 limited
by
democratic
access
 and
must
include
public
 debate
about
the
risk...
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2009 for the course BIO G 1102 taught by Professor Walcott during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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