Serendipity in Science: Understanding How Accidents Can Lead to Scientific Discoveries

By: Sadie Steffens, 3rd year PhD candidate in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program When the word "science" comes to mind, I think about carefully planned experiments designed to test a hypothesis.  These experiments are expected to produce a certain result to verify a scientific claim—but often, these carefully planned experiments yield unexpected, or even unwanted, results. … Continue reading Serendipity in Science: Understanding How Accidents Can Lead to Scientific Discoveries