When science really gets dangerous

“Man owes a great debt to the scientists on this list; all of them died or were injured in their pursuit of knowledge. The advances they have all made to science are extraordinary and many of them paved the way for some of man’s greatest discoveries and inventions.” says Jamie Frater, author of The List Universe in Top 10 Scientists Killed or Injured by Their Experiments. There aren’t any plant breeders or geneticists are on the list, so I think I’m safe.
via Science Careers

Written by Anastasia Bodnar

Anastasia Bodnar is a science communicator and science policy expert with a PhD in plant genetics and sustainable agriculture from Iowa State University. Anastasia has had various risk analysis roles in US government and military service. She serves as BFI's Director of Policy and as Co-Executive Editor of the Biofortified Blog.