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Pioneering Biochemist Erwin Chargaff on the Poetics of Curiosity, the Crucial Difference Between Understanding and Explanation, and What Makes a Scientist

“If I know what I shall find, I do not want to find it. Uncertainty is the salt of life.”Erwin Chargaff

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Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question "How?" but it gets terribly... | Erwin Chargaff Quotes | Quoteswave

Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question 'How?' but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question 'Why?' ~~ Erwin Chargaff

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POR QUE AS CÉLULAS PRECISAM DE INFORMAÇÕES? As células bibliotecas vivas EM 1953 os biólogos moleculares James Watson e Francis Crick publicaram uma descoberta que foi fundamental para o nosso conhecimento científico sobre a vida. Eles descobriram a estrutura de dupla hélice do DNA.Essa substância é semelhante a um fio. Ela é encontrada na maioria das vezes no núcleo das células e contém informações codificadas ou escritas. Assim as células são como bibliotecas vivas. Essa…

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Pioneering Scientist Erwin Chargaff on the Power of Being an Outsider and What Makes a Great Teacher

“A teacher is one who can show you the way to yourself.” Erwin Chargaff, 1930

"Lift up your eyes on high, And see who has created these things, Who brings out their host by number; He calls them all by name, By the greatness of His might And the strength of His power; Not one is missing." Isaiah 40:26

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We take from others only what we already have in ourselves. -- Erwin Chargaff #quote #wordsofwisdom #dailyheadspace