WSJ Article

"Fortunately, exceptional mathematical fluency is required in only a few 
disciplines, such as particle physics, astrophysics and information theory. 
Far more important throughout the rest of science is the ability to form 
concepts, during which the researcher conjures images and processes by 

"The annals of theoretical biology are clogged with mathematical models 
that either can be safely ignored or, when tested, fail. Possibly no more 
than 10% have any lasting value. Only those linked solidly to knowledge of 
real living systems have much chance of being used."


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