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Erwin Chargaff (1905 – 2002)

Austrian biochemist who emigrated to the United States during the Nazi era.
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Erwin Chargaff
Outside his own ever-narrowing field of specialization, a scientist is a layman. What members of an academy of science have in common is a certain form of semiparasitic living.
Chargaff quotes
What I see coming is a gigantic slaughterhouse, a molecular Auschwitz, in which valuable enzymes, hormones, and so on will be extracted instead of gold teeth.
We do not know what life is, and yet we manipulate it as if it were an inorganic salt solution...

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