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Stuart Firestein

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Professor Stuart Firestein is the author of Ignorance: How it Drives Science. Professor Firestein teaches Neuroscience at Columbia University where his laboratory investigates the mysteries of the mammalian olfactory system (the sense of smell).  He has published more than 100 papers in scientific and scholarly journals.  He was Chairman of the Department of Biological Sciences from 2010-2013. Dedicated to promoting the accessibility of science to a public audience, he serves as an advisor for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s program for the Public Understanding of Science.

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Failure: Why Science Is So Successful


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