Germany's house of Parliament is seen behind the Holocaust memorial. (Arnd Wiegmann / Reuters)
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“It’s really amazing that the Germans can sign on to that narrative—like, ‘Yay, we were defeated,’Jennifer Lind, who studies diplomacy, on World War II.

“The parents of these kids are getting screwed,” L. Vincent Strully Jr., who runs a school for kids with autism, on the lack of government funding for care.

“A great show of chutzpah,” —what Leslie Vosshall, a geneticist, calls a project to map the cells of a zebrafish.

(Previous quotes from our sources here)