Société Française de Biochimie et Biologie Moléculaire

What future for Fundamental Research?

Serendipity is at the origin of a considerable number of scientific discoveries and technical inventions which have never been programmed in advance.

Typical examples include X-rays, penicillin, saccharin and aspartame, cisplatin, chlorpromazine and antidepressants, restriction enzymes, nylon, Teflon, cardiac simulator, conductive polymers , The gaming machine, the microwave, the radioactivity etc.

Read the full article in the April 2015 "Regard sur la Biochimie".