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“ Lysenkoism may be useful only because it provides a lesson. Whether we like it or not, the days of the independent scientist and of independent science are about over. The more important science becomes in the lives of individuals and of nations, the more it will need popular support and will have to submit to social control. But the forms and techniques of this support and control have not yet been devised and tested. The problem is a new one. The Soviet rulers have tried a solution, but their ...more ”
A place to read and discuss some great science books from across all fields of biology, chemistr…more
[close] A place to read and discuss some great science books from across all fields of biology, chemistry, and physics. Add suggestions to the group's shelves and I'll make polls to decide what to read next, so vote for the one you want. All discussion threads are open indefinitely, so feel free to join in, contribute, share links to cool things you find etc whenever. We aim to read one book every two weeks.
183 members, last active 5 years ago
[close] Book group for staff based at Oxford University Museum of Natural History. A place to share things you've read and what you thought, as well as a place to voice what you'd would like to read and get people's thoughts. We will post regular recommendations. Comments are welcome even if you haven't read the books(!).
31 members, last active one year ago
This is the place to discuss our monthly book on science. Start as many conversation threads as …more
[close] This is the place to discuss our monthly book on science. Start as many conversation threads as you like!
1,360 members, last active 4 months ago
Welcome to the Marine Science Book Club on Goodreads: A popular science book club focusing on ma…more
[close] Welcome to the Marine Science Book Club on Goodreads: A popular science book club focusing on marine science books. New members interested in marine biology, geology, oceanography and the sea in general are welcome to join and read some books!!
12 members, last active 5 years ago
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