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Yet another weird SF fan
 

Saturday, February 13, 2010

I'd Like to See a News Story about a Mad Scientist

… but this is not what I had in mind:

Authorities say an Alabama biology professor accused of fatally shooting three colleagues at a faculty meeting had been denied tenure, which provides job security.

University spokesman Ray Garner said Saturday that the professor, Amy Bishop, had been informed months ago that she would not be granted tenure. He said the faculty meeting where she is accused of gunning down colleagues was not called to discuss tenure.

Aren't Mad Scientists supposed to do things like turn robots into people and vice versa? It looks like she had gotten started on that.

1 Comments:

Anonymous Vader said...

All indications are that she was herself a robot. In the metaphorical sense.

1:13 PM  

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