An archaeologist said Monday that he had found the oldest piece of rock art in Australia and one of the oldest in the world: an Aboriginal work created 28,000 years ago in an Outback cave.
Stuart Firestein, a professor of neuroscience at Columbia University, says that working scientists don’t care all that much for facts.
As I have said many times scientific breakthroughs often follow many years of effort. Here is a great example of a scientist putting in great work for years and it looks like it is about to payoff for hundreds of millions of people.
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Scientists plan to deliver a coffin to 10 Downing Street on Tuesday to protest what they call "the death of British science".