"Today, it is research with human embryonic stem cells and attempts to prepare cloned stem cells for research and medical therapies that are being disavowed as being ethically unacceptable."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Paul Berg on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Paul Berg on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Paul Berg on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Paul Berg on Plato
"Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it."Paul Berg on Erma Bombeck
"Novel technologies and ideas that impinge on human biology and their perceived impact on human values have renewed strains in the relationship between science and society."
"That work led to the emergence of the recombinant DNA technology thereby providing a major tool for analyzing mammalian gene structure and function and formed the basis for me receiving the 1980 Nobel Prize in Chemistry."