This week on Soft Matters, Katie sat down with Prof. Larry Bonassar, whose efforts in studying cartilage (the soft connective tissue in your ears, nose, windpipe, spine, joints, etc.) are leading to breakthroughs in tissue engineering.
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The most common mistake I see young graduate students make when courting a prospective research group is undervaluing social chemistry.
Why does science work? Why is math so unreasonably effective at describing the physical world? For that matter, how can simple equations predict the behavior of really complicated things?
Yes, biologists and physicists speak different languages and ask different questions, but when they learn from each other, some really amazing science comes out of it.
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