The accidental scientist: the role of chance and luck in scientific discovery 9781782430155, 9781782430995, 9781782431008, 1782430997

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The accidental scientist: the role of chance and luck in scientific discovery
 9781782430155, 9781782430995, 9781782431008, 1782430997

Table of contents :
Cover
Title page
Copyright page
Dedication page
Contents
Introduction
Botox
DNA Fingerprinting
Cellulose
Synthetic Dyes
Mustard Gas
Penicillin
Catseyes
The Microwave Oven
Darwin: The Accidental Tourist
Pavlov's Dog
Post-it Notes
A Cure for Scurvy
Nitroglycerin
The Telephone
Lobotomies
Thalidomide
Radiation Exposure
The Cellphone
Starlite
Pykrete
A Shipment of Uranium
Punch-card Machines
LSD
The Frozen Experiment
Bibliography
Picture Credits
Index.

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