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Ebook | $2.99 Short | ISBN: 9780262317962| January 2014
 

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What Newcomers to Biological Research Should Know

A BIT of Advice for a Young Investigator

Overview

Santiago Ramón y Cajal is a towering figure in the history of science. Hailed today as the father of modern anatomy and neurobiology, he was largely responsible for the modern conception of the brain. Advice for a Young Investigator, first published in 1897, offers a witty and anecdotal guide for scientists that can be enjoyed by both novice and veteran researchers. In this BIT, Ramón y Cajal considers what it takes to be a successful scientific investigator.
 
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