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Science & serendipity

Wendy B. Murphy

Science & serendipity

a half century of innovation at Syntex

by Wendy B. Murphy

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Published by Benjamin Co. in White Plains, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Syntex Pharmaceuticals -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesScience and serendipity.
    Statementby Wendy B. Murphy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRS68.S96 M87 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1441885M
    ISBN 100875022499
    LC Control Number93074286
    OCLC/WorldCa31605323

      As Matt Kingdon argues in The Science of Serendipity, it’s corporate innovators battling within large, established organisations who are the field’s real heroes. Tapping into 20 years of experience on the front lines of innovation—bringing new products and services to market and helping organisations become more creative—Kingdon Pages:   Many of the things discovered by accident are important in our everyday lives: Teflon, Velcro, nylon, x-rays, penicillin, safety glass, sugar substitutes, and polyethylene and other plastics. And we owe a debt to accident for some of our deepest scientific knowledge, including Newtons theory of gravitation, the Big Bang theory of Creation, and the discovery of DNA. Even the Rosetta Stone, the Author: Royston M. Roberts.

      Many of the things discovered by accident are important in our everyday lives: Teflon, Velcro, nylon, x-rays, penicillin, safety glass, sugar substitutes, and polyethylene and other plastics. And we owe a debt to accident for some of our deepest scientific knowledge, including Newton's theory of gravitation, the Big Bang theory of Creation, and the discovery of DNA. Even the Rosetta Stone, the Cited by: Serendipity is the occurrence of an unplanned fortunate discovery. Serendipity is a common occurrence throughout the history of product invention and scientific discovery. Serendipity is also seen as a potential design principle for online activities that would present a wide array of information and viewpoints, rather than just re-enforcing a user's opinion.

    As Matt Kingdon argues in The Science of Serendipity, it’s corporate innovators battling within large, established organisations who are the field’s real heroes. Tapping into 20 years of experience on the front lines of innovation—bringing new products and services to market and helping organisations become more creative—Kingdon Brand: Wiley. An inquisitive mind Surprising or anomalous results sometimes stimulate new discoveries, but it takes a scientific perspective to look beyond an anomaly and see it as something worth following up. Wilhelm Roentgen's discovery of the X-ray started with a serendipitous observation, but explaining it required careful g by himself in the lab, Roentgen was trying to make electrons.


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