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Table 2 Distinct questions in the two languages of science

From: The two languages of science

Night science questionsDay science questions
What does that protein want?Is it necessary and sufficient?
Why would the cell do something that stupid?What is the significance (P value)?
How does the cell know what to do?What is the mechanism?
Why did the cell not know that it has been invaded by the virus?Is there a negative control and a positive control?
How do these cells know to stop dividing?Is the proposed experiment sufficiently powered?