Innovation Talk: Scientific advice must not be bonded to vested interests

Ireland“Scientists are sticklers for evidence. They start with a theory, an assumption about why something is so, but then like to conduct experiments to collect evidence that helps explain what is going on. It is not enough to make an educated guess in science, you can’t assume it is a duck because it quacks and walks like one, you need evidence to show that yes it really is a duck …” (more)

[Dick Ahlstrom, Irish Times, 27 July]

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