Ideas in Science Creativity in Science : How Scientists Decide What to Study

by Barry Bickmore

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Oliver Hertwig's sea urchin research

Thematic Essay on Cubismfrom the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Necessity is the mother of invention, it is true, but its father is creativity, and knowledge is the midwife.
- Jonathan Schattke

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