Balancing the Pursuit of Scientific Truth

求真 x 處世 Pursuit for Truth

Balancing the Pursuit of Scientific Truth
Speaker: Prof. Danny Chan

Brief Description
Life and our understanding of life are being investigated using state-of-the-art technologies in biology and genetics. These together with big data collections are moving at phenomenal speed. What we could and should do is a balancing act for many scientists. “Trust” is at the heart of scientific pursuit of knowledge and the “truth”. Temptation, curiosity, greed, pressure and ignorance can lead us down the wrong path. The future of the next generation can change on the basis of this balancing act. What should we do?

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