Year: 2010

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“Observations: In praise of scientific error”

Question: who said this? [S]cientists still worry about overcaution. Young scientists, especially, can be afraid of asking questions or delving into foundational questions for fear they’ll be thought stupid or loco—with good reason. Granting agencies such as the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health are notoriously conservative…. So how do scientists encourage productive …