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  • kubke 23:17 on September 18, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: nottebohm, science thinking   

    Fernando Nottebohm Plenary, February 1, 2011 (Australian Neuroscience Conference, Auckland)

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    • kubke 21:50 on September 21, 2013 Permalink | Reply

      “that which we hold true is most probably the next generation of unrefuted errors”

    • kubke 21:50 on September 21, 2013 Permalink | Reply

      ‘I wanted to make sure that neurogenesis was happening in nature because I am always afraid of laboratory artifacts’

    • kubke 21:50 on September 21, 2013 Permalink | Reply

      ‘these results were a reminder of how soon we become attached to our favourite interpretation’

    • kubke 21:51 on September 21, 2013 Permalink | Reply

      ‘just when we managed to develop a transgenic zebra finch we ran out of funding’

    • kubke 21:51 on September 21, 2013 Permalink | Reply

      ‘we invest millions to Study rats living in little plastic boxes pretending they are not only models for humans but also of humans living normal lives’

    • kubke 21:52 on September 21, 2013 Permalink | Reply

      ‘but try to study a natural phenomenon and it is not considered fundable . when will the coin drop and we will see what an idiotic decision this is’

  • kubke 20:21 on May 18, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Cereijido, , science thinking   

    There is no need to promote science (it promotes itself)-but rather promoting a culture that is compatibel with science. Not knowing soemething about a process in nature does not mean we shoudl call it a miracle

    Marcelino Cereijido
     
  • kubke 14:04 on April 16, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: science thinking, Spemann   

    We stand in the presence of riddles, but not without the hope of solving them. And riddles with the hope of solution – what more can a scientist desire?

    Hans Spemann (1927) [in Gilberts Developmental Biology]
     
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