Ronald Fisher

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Dr Muriel Bristol claimed she could determine by taste the order in which the constituents are poured in a cup of tea. File photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

One hundred years ago, an English lady, Dr Muriel Bristol, amazed some leading statisticians by proving that she could determine by taste the order in(...)

When The Irish Times says, as it did last month, that “innovation is in our DNA”, as a geneticist I might be pleased. The problem, of course, is that(...)