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What happens when a shining but conceited Nobel Laureate who has had a distinguished career as a brilliant scientist working on cancer and genetics, makes racist and sexist remarks time and again dismissing groups of people (women, obese individuals, fellow scientists or black people) as inferior? What happens when this co-discoverer of the double-helical structure of DNA sticks out his tongue to the scientific community when the community shuns him? Well then, James Watson decides to sell his Nobel Medallion and obviously he is criticized for his act:

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2014/12/james_watson_selling_nobel_prize_dna_structure_discoverer_s_history_of_racism.html

The Intersection of Math and Music

Honestly, I don’t understand the mathematics part (or the music aspect) of this article much. However, it is interesting to note that tuning a piano is difficult because of the math involved.

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/roots-of-unity/2014/11/30/the-saddest-thing-i-know-about-the-integers/

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