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Scientist turning 101 seeks donations to keep his lab going

URBANA, Ill. _ Professor Fred Kummerow needs money. The biochemist at the University of Illinois wants to study the link between diet and Alzheimer's disease, and he won't find out until next spring if he won a three-year federal grant for his research lab.tmpplchld He's asking for donations to keep the lab going. That's all he wants for his 101st birthday, which is Sunday.tmpplchld Philanthropists might question the value of donating to the world's oldest working scientist. But even in his ninth decade of research, Kummerow knows he's a good investment:tmpplchld "I've gotten the trans fat out of the diet _ has somebody else done that?"tmpplchld...