Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Quotes: Science (11)

Science            342          Paul Ehrlich: "The step from the laboratory to the bedside is dangerous—but it must be taken." DeKruif, Microbe Hunters.

Science            342          "At bottom Paul Ehrlich was a gambler, as who of the great line of the microbe hunters has not been." DeKruif, Microbe Hunters.

Science and medicine    208          "The human body will come to be seen as modular… preservation of the whole through systematic replacement of transient components." Toffler, Future Shock.

Science and medicine    209          "…advanced fusions of man and machine—called 'Cyborgs'—are closer than most people think." Toffler, Future Shock.

Science and technology               205          "…if something can be done, someone, somewhere will do it." Toffler, Future Shock.

Scientist           332          "Now, while Paul Ehrlich’s head was an encyclopedia of chemical knowledge, his hands were not the hands of an expert chemist… hated complicated apparatus as much as he loved complicated theories." DeKruif, Microbe Hunters.

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