Perhaps if you're British it ain't no big thing. Curiously, a talk to be given by recently awarded Nobel Prize winner Sir Martin Evans was cancelled due to "lack of interest," reports the BBC. On Monday he was awarded the Nobel for medicine for creating knockout mice (and is also at the forefront of stem cell research); on Wednesday, no one cares! (Well, almost no one, since GTO would be in attendance if the UK wasn't so far away.)

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