1.1 The Methods of Science

1.1 The Methods of Science

Author: Richard Smith
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Introduction to Psychology

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Episode 36 – The Scientific Method Starts with Curiosity

With the upcoming 2009 HHMI Holiday Lecture on Science in December (Exploring Biodiversity), we decided to talk with one of the presenters – Dr. Bonnie Bassler. The focus of Dr. Bassler’s research is on how bacteria communicate with each other in a process called quorum sensing. This research has earned her a MacArthur fellowship in 2002, and her work is being carefully watched for the development of new antimicrobial drugs. Dr. Bassler inspires us with her curiosity, her research, and science education.

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