Dead Scientists Birth New Ideas

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So how do scientific advances actually happen? A new report from M.I.T. finds that when old scientists pass on, a new generation can come up and elaborate on old findings. These new scientists are no longer in the shadow of the old scientists so they are more likely to publish new work.   

Credits

Guest:
Pierre Azoulay - Sloan School of Management.

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Laura Swisher