"Science is one of these things where one does need their eyes more so than their legs or arms or hearing, so a lot of people are surprised when they find out I am in the biomedical research field."
"Growing up hooked on science, it was only a matter of time before I was overcome by the temptation to run my own experiments."
"The need to manoeuvre a wheelchair using handgrips had a drastic effect on sterile technique!"
Im Blick zurück auf meine Karriere als behinderter Wissenschaftler fällt mir auf, wie ich mich immer wieder geschickt in Nischen zurückzog.
"I remember, at one point, holding an integral sign in my hands because it peeled off," Gardner says. Stymied by wax, he decided to give embossing a try, and it worked.
Looking at my career as a disabled scientist retrospectively, I notice that again and again I've withdrawn into niches.
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