Comment on: Geneticists as Auto Mechanics, by Jonathan Badger: « differences between geneticists and biochemists in relation to automobiles:
The biochemists get a bunch of cars and grind them up and analyze the results, saying ‘we understand cars: they are 50% steel, 25% plastic, 10% glass, and 15% rubber’.
The geneticists go to the car factory and abduct a worker at gunpoint — they notice that the cars made that day don’t have headlights — so they name the guy ‘lightless’. »
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