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Nerds on film: the depiction of scientists in movies

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DrEvil

A shabby lab-coat clad boffin with greasy hair is doubled over an esoteric machine which spews out ‘special vapour’ and flouro-green death-rays. Immediately we all get the hint: he’s a scientist. Almost definitely an evil –  and probably insane – genius. We ought to be … Read More