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Nature 386, 757 - 758 (24 April 1997); doi:10.1038/386757a0

A man for our season

Peter A. Lawrence & Michael Locke

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2QH, UK (e-mail: pal@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk).
Department of Zoology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B7 (e-mail: mlocke@julian.uwo.ca).

Science is in a parlous state – passing fashions, a star system and the new cult of management have combined to strangle originality. The ethics of V. B. Wigglesworth offer a cure.

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