American chemist, recipient of Nobel Prize in Chemistry
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- The need for general scientific understanding by the public has never been larger, and the penalty for scientific illiteracy never harsher… Lack of scientific fundamentals causes people to make foolish decisions about issues such as the toxicity of chemicals, the efficacy of medicines, the changes in the global climate.
- Peter Agre's speech at the Nobel Banquet, December 10, 2003