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How Scientists Choose Their Experiments
James Evans, sociologist of science from the University of Chicago, discusses the many external factors which determine which experiments scientists choose to do at which stages of their careers.  He and his colleagues have begun to quantify scientific creativity and have discovered a great deal about how and under which conditions the best science happens.  —Original airdate: 6/24/2013

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