Science in six words

Hello there! Check out these six-word science stories from a recent issue of the journal Science, vol. 153 (1 July 2016), pp. 22-24. Here are six of our favorites:

  1. Try. Fail. Try Harder. Fail again.” (Robert Kumsta, Psychology, Germany)
  2. Frequently right. Never forgotten when wrong.” (Marian Peleski, Meteorolgy, USA)
  3. The experiment failed. Or did I?” (Irina Tiper, Immunology, USA)
  4. P equals 0.051. Repeat? Abandon? Bayes?” (Rosa Li, Psychology & Neuroscience, USA)
  5. Dear incompetent reviewer, we fully agree.” (Mathias V. Schmidt, Neuroscience, Germany)
  6. Epilogue: Changed the world, few knew.” (Greg Maguire, Physiology & Systems Biology, USA)

The first six-word story?



About F. E. Guerra-Pujol

When I’m not blogging, I am a business law professor at the University of Central Florida.
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1 Response to Science in six words

  1. jecgenovese says:

    These have a kind of haiku quality

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