Max Delbruck

Max Delbruck

American German-born biophysicist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1969
No amount of study of present forms [of life] would permit us to infer [the existence of] dinosaursMore Max Delbruck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A strong feeling of adventure is animating those who are working on bacterial viruses, a feeling that they have a small part in the great drive towards a fundamental problem in biology.More Max Delbruck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The progress of science is tremendously disorderly, and the motivations that lead to this progress are tremendously varied, and the reasons why scientists go into science, the personal motivations, are tremendously varied. I have said ... that science is a haven for freaks, that people go into science because they are misfits, and that it is a sheltered place where they can spin their own yarn and have recognition, be tolerated and happy, and have approval for it.More Max Delbruck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Molecular genetics, our latest wonder, has taught us to spell out the connectivity of the tree of life in such palpable detail that we may say in plain words, "This riddle of life has been solved."More Max Delbruck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Any living cell carries with it the experience of a billion years of experimentation by its ancestors.More Max Delbruck quotes [09/19/2011 12:09:15]

Quotes of the month

Eugeny Antonuk Obviously, prosthesis is needed for a limb, but at first the body tries to use prostheses as living legs. "It will suit almost everyone", while the new idea always turns out to be in the minority. [09/01/2018 11:09:53] More


Anatoly Yurkin If there are no other reasons, then digital capital motivates to move away from losses, inaction and error-free. [09/13/2018 12:09:40] More


Anatoly Yurkin Better money solipsism as the culmination of digital selfishness than any form of procrastination brought into virtual reality. [09/15/2018 12:09:17] More


Eugeny Antonuk And there is no choice but the price of bread. [09/01/2018 10:09:31] More


Dylan Moran At least Iím not American fat, Iím interesting European delicatessen fat! [09/07/2018 02:09:31] More