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So this book was a lot of fun and well worth the time.
While this book will be absolutely fascinating to everyone in the medical field, it can be equally appreciated and enjoyed by the interested layperson as well.
From Happy Accidents: Serendipity in Modern Medical Breakthroughs, by Morton Meyers, a book that just came out.
I really enjoyed this book! The author, Morton Meyers is a physician who obviously loves this topic. Read morePublished 8 months ago by James A. Magner
This book shows how discoveries happen. It will be much different than the way it is often presented by "scientists".Published 17 months ago by B. Alleman
Happy Accidents is the best book I've read this year. I eagerly devoured it in a couple of days. The book is basically a history of medicine in the twentieth century with a focus... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Sertorius
By "Accident" I found the book. I have been talking about it ever since all over the country in step 1,2,3 class. Read morePublished on October 2, 2011 by Conrad Fischer, MD
I ordered this for a friend for Christmas who is in the drug testing industry. He loved it and even though he hasn't finished it, said it was a great book and right up his alley.Published on January 11, 2011 by LoriT
Morton A. Meyers makes these stories of scientific discovery come alive. This brief history of medicine kept me on the edge of my seat like a mystery novel.Published on October 12, 2010 by Sam1620
Morton Meyers book, "Happy Accidents: Serendipity in Modern Medical Breakthroughs" is a thorough and well-written account of a diverse collection of medical events and discoveries... Read morePublished on January 21, 2008 by Alan Hull
HAPPY ACCIDENTS: SERENDIPITY IN MODERN MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS tells of happy accidental discoveries in the world of science, documenting events and also providing insights into how... Read morePublished on August 6, 2007 by Midwest Book Review
About: How scientists discovered groundbreaking medical treatments when they were looking for something else
Pros: Interesting, bibliography included
Cons:... Read more