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Reasearcher

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A doctor can save maybe a few hundred lives in a lifetime. A researcher can save the whole world.   Craig Venter

John Craig Venter (born October 14, 1946) is an American biotechnologistbiochemistgeneticist, and businessman. He is known for being involved with sequencing the second human genome[1] and assembled the first team to transfect a cell with a synthetic chromosome.[2][3] Venter founded Celera GenomicsThe Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR) and the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI). He was the co-founder of Human Longevity Inc., served as its CEO until 2017, and is executive chairman of the board of directors.[4] He was listed on Timemagazine’s 2007 and 2008 Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world. In 2010, the British magazine New Statesman listed Craig Venter at 14th in the list of “The World’s 50 Most Influential Figures 2010”.[5] He is a member of the USA Science and Engineering Festival‘s Advisory Board.

How superstar geneticist Craig Venter stays ahead in ...

 

This reminds me a lot of a Zen Pencils poster from my friend Gavin Aung Than: 

52. PHIL PLAIT: Welcome to science

 

 

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Dinner

My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.   Orson Welles

George Orson Welles ( May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985) was an American actor, director, writer, and producer who worked in theatre, radio, and film. He is remembered for his innovative work in all three: in theatre, most notably Caesar (1937), a Broadway adaptation of William Shakespeare‘s Julius Caesar; in radio, the legendary 1938 broadcast “The War of the Worlds“; and in film, Citizen Kane (1941), consistently ranked as one of the greatest films ever made.

 

 

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Mistakes

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A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.   Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright, June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures and completed 532. Wright believed in designing structures that were in harmony with humanity and its environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture. This philosophy was best exemplified by Fallingwater (1935), which has been called “the best all-time work of American architecture”. Wright was a leader of the Prairie School movement of architecture and developed the concept of the Usonian home, his unique vision for urban planning in the United States.

 

 

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