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A review of “The Knowledge Machine”

The Knowledge Machine: How Irrationality Created Modern Science by Michael Strevens https://science.sciencemag.org/content/371/6524/37 Science’s irrational origins Itai Yanai, Martin J. Lercher What is the scientific method, and what makes it the most efficient approach for generating insight? In The Knowledge Machine, Michael Strevens argues that to answer this question, we must acknowledge the role played by the…

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NYU’s new Institute!

The Institute for Computational Medicine NYU School of Medicine‚Äôs Institute for Computational Medicine applies computational biology to medical challenges, tackling systems that are vast, complex, and dynamic. Our focus is on the fields of cancer biology, host-pathogen interactions, adaptive immune systems, and genetic diseases. We recognize opportunities in these disciplines require expertise in big-data analyses,…

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