"The best scientists try to prove themselves wrong. Kate’s genius was a willingness to accept failure and keep trying, and her ability to answer questions people were not smart enough to ask."
Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus, written by Gina Kolata

If there's one thing I learned during the PhD journey, it's that researchers who do impactful work are comfortable with uncertainty. They embrace the uneasy feeling of not knowing what will happen next because they know it's an unavoidable process when you ask tough questions. This piece about Dr. Katalin Kariko's brilliant research confirmed my realization.


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