In 1919, Osler's presidential address to the Classical Association of Great Britain discussed what he termed "The Old Humanities and the New Biology." Today, almost 75 years later, the world is abuzz with what we fondly refer to as the "New Biology." Journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Lancet, Nature, the New England Journal of Medicine, Science, and, yes, the Archives of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery are filled with reports of the exciting discovery of this "New Biology." But it is now out of the scientific literature into the lay press—the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Time magazine, and your local newspaper. The media are full of the "New Biology" and "Molecular Medicine." It was just 40 years ago that Watson and Crick1,2 published their two seminal works that brought new insights into the field of genetics. Since then, each ensuing
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