Walter Rudolf Hess — Swiss Scientist born on March 17, 1881, died on August 12, 1973

Walter Rudolf Hess was a Swiss physiologist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1949 for mapping the areas of the brain involved in the control of internal organs. He shared the prize with Egas Moniz... (wikipedia)

The goal of physiological research is functional nature.
For man also, in health and sickness, is not just the sum of his organs, but is indeed a human organism.
At the beginning of all experimental work stands the choice of the appropriate technique of investigation.
This implies that the laws governing organic cohesion, the organization leading from the part to the whole, represent a biological uncertainty, indeed an uncertainty of the first order.
In fact, quantitative findings of any material and energy changes preserve their full context only through their being seen and understood as parts of a natural order.