How do we talk about gun violence when it's not in the form of a mass shooting? We held a student town hall to discuss how local kids deal with the threat of violence locally, and how adults can respond.
What does chemotherapy have in common with Viagra? Or penicillin have in common with X-rays? All were discovered by accident, while researchers were actually trying to develop something else. We look at the role such ‘happy accidents’ have in medicine today, and ask whether today’s rigid scientific culture discourages experimenters from looking for the unexpected.
- Morton A. Meyers, MD Radiologist; Professor Emeritus, SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine; and author of "Happy Accidents: Serendipity in Modern Medical Breakthroughs" (Arcade)
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