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Scientists tend to superspecialise – but there are ways they can change - Guest Work

Guest Author Dec 09, 2015

Thomas Bateman, University of Virginia Crossing disciplinary boundaries is unusual – and crucially important. In 1998, groundbreaking thinker and eminent biologist EO Wilson cautioned against scientific overspecialization, warning that thought silos “…must be torn down in order for humanity to progress.” Sociobiologist Rebecca Costa argued in 2010 that “the more fortified and numerous silos become, the further … Read More