Here is the evidence, now what is the hypothesis? The complementary roles of inductive and hypothesis-driven science in the post-genomic era.

@article{Kell2004HereIT,
  title={Here is the evidence, now what is the hypothesis? The complementary roles of inductive and hypothesis-driven science in the post-genomic era.},
  author={Douglas B. Kell and Stephen G. Oliver},
  journal={BioEssays : news and reviews in molecular, cellular and developmental biology},
  year={2004},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={
          99-105
        }
}
It is considered in some quarters that hypothesis-driven methods are the only valuable, reliable or significant means of scientific advance. Data-driven or 'inductive' advances in scientific knowledge are then seen as marginal, irrelevant, insecure or wrong-headed, while the development of technology--which is not of itself 'hypothesis-led' (beyond the recognition that such tools might be of value)--must be seen as equally irrelevant to the hypothetico-deductive scientific agenda. We argue here… CONTINUE READING
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