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Submission + - "We need more scientific mavericks" (networkworld.com)

coondoggie writes: Gotta love this letter published in the guardian.com this week. It comes from a number of scientists throughout the world who are obviously frustrated with the barriers being thrown up around them — financial, antiquated procedures and techniques to name a few — and would like to see changes. When you speak of scientific mavericks, you might look directly at Improbable Research's annual Ig Nobel awards which recognize the arguably leading edge of maverick scientific work.
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"We need more scientific mavericks"

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In 1750 Issac Newton became discouraged when he fell up a flight of stairs.

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