Interview with 1989 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine J. Michael Bishop, 11 May 2004. The interviewer is Peter Sylwan, science writer.
Professor Bishop talks about his book ‘How to Win a Nobel Prize’; how most major advances involve breaking rules (4:53); how culture and other forms of understanding are important for science (10:10); his passion for teaching (13:36); how scientists must be honest when dealing with the public (19:42); and why a scientist never should make predictions (23:32).
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