Advice to a Young Scientist (The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation series)

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To those interested in a life in science, Sir Peter Medawar, Nobel laureate, deflates the myths of invincibility, superiority, and genius; instead, he demonstrates it is common sense and an inquiring mind that are essential to the scientist's calling. He deflates the myths surrounding scientists invincibility, superiority, and genius; instead, he argues that it is common sense and an inquiring mind that are essential to the makeup of a scientist. He delivers many wry observations on how to choose a research topic, how to get along wih collaborators and older scientists and administrators, how (and how not) to present a scientific paper, and how to cope with culturally ”superior” specialists in the arts and humanities.

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Sir Peter Medawar deflates the myths surrounding scientists- -invincibility, superiority, genius; instead, he argues that it is common sense and an inquiring mind that are essential to the makeup of a scientist.

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