Statements about Science

Says scientists are "in dispute" over whether being gay is a choice.

"There's no scientific conclusion that (being gay) is genetic."

"Anywhere in the world, when someone uses a mobile phone, e-mail, the Internet or GPS, they are enjoying the benefits of the American miracle."

"The Republicans have demanded deep cuts in education. They've demanded cuts in cancer research and other research to find cures and treatments to diseases."

The hour of sleep you lose during the change to daylight saving time might initially pose some health risks.

"There is a growing body of evidence that radiation in excess of what the government says are the minimum amounts you should be exposed to are actually good for you and reduce cases of cancer."

"The president promised to close the space gap, but he now seems intent on repeating the events that created the space gap in the first place -- putting in place a new rocket design and then trying to underfund the effort..."

Says government is a barrier to innovation and development.

The radiation coming from the new TSA body scanners is "equivalent to about three minutes' worth of air travel by anybody, say, at 30,000 feet."

Tells David Cicilline, "94 percent of the carbon emissions which you so want to get rid of are caused by nature."

Says Ron Wyden spent $2 million "to study exotic ants."

"In renewable and advanced energy manufacturing projects, Ohio now ranks first among the 50 states."

The state Legislature attempted to "outlaw stem cell research, passes bills about microchips in the brain, and talks about seceding from the Union."

On the use of presidentially appointed commissions.

"Bill McCollum holds the same position on (embryonic stem cell research) as Barack Obama."

"At the moment, energy companies spend 0.25 percent on R&D."

"If the space-shuttle program is terminated, Russia and China will be the only nations ...with the capability to launch humans into space."

People "can't go fishing anymore because of Obama."

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