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Prospects for Future Scientific Developments: Ambush or Opportunity?

Sinsheimer, Robert L. (1972) Prospects for Future Scientific Developments: Ambush or Opportunity? Hastings Center Report, 2 (4). pp. 4-6. ISSN 0093-0334. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20151118-084713606

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Ours is a time of intense self-doubt, corroding confidence and crippling resolve; a time of troubled present and ominous future; a time of strange clouds and sudden shadows seen in a fading light with cracking nerve. And hence it is not surprising that so great a triumph as man's discovery of the molecular basis of inheritance should provoke fear instead of joy, breed suspicion instead of zest, and spawn the troubled anguish of indecision instead of the proud relief of understanding.


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Official Citation:Sinsheimer, Robert L.. “Prospects for Future Scientific Developments: Ambush or Opportunity?”. The Hastings Center Report 2.4 (1972): 4–6
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