Early on, it's good to develop the ability to write. Learning to write is a useful exercise, even if what… (read more)
Everyone wants a hand in the outcome, a piece of the knowledge.
I have the same sense of the power and virtue of knowledge that some people get from a religious background.
In 15 years we'll have all the sequence, a list of the genes everyone has in common and those that… (read more)
It's easier to change what you do than people think it is. If you don't change, your field changes around… (read more)
Science doesn't in the slightest depend on trust. It depends completely on the belief that you can demonstrate something for… (read more)
Scientists tend to be skeptical, but the weakness of the community of science is that it tends to move into… (read more)
The best project is one that asks a novel question.