Advice for Young Scientists‚ and Curious People in General

One of Peter Medawar’s pieces of advice to aspiring scientists is to shed the notion that science is a competition where researchers clamour to be the discoverer of a new breakthrough. As a Nobel Prize winner, he understands that researchers may want to keep their ideas to themselves in fear of losing out to a colleague, but he thinks it’s more beneficial for ideas to be expanded upon together to further our collective body of knowledge.
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