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Advice to a young scientist

Author: Peter Brian Medawar
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, cop. 1979.
Series: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Brian Medawar
ISBN: 0465000924 9780465000920
OCLC Number: 495266183
Description: 1 vol. (XV-109 p.) : couv. ill. en coul. ; 21 cm.
Contents: * Introduction * How Can I Tell if I Am Cut Out to Be a Scientific Research Worker? * What Shall I Do Research On? * How Can I Equip Myself to Be a Scientist or a Better One? * Sexism and Racism in Science * Aspects of Scientific Life and Manners * Of Younger and Older Scientists * Presentations * Experiment and Discovery * Prizes and Rewards * The Scientific Process * Scientific Meliorism Versus Scientific Messianism
Series Title: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation series.
Responsibility: P.B. Medawar.

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