Biology has at least 50 more interesting years.
It's necessary to be slightly underemployed if you are to do something significant.
I think the reason people are dealing with science less well now than 50 years ago is that it has become so complicated.
Take young researchers, put them together in virtual seclusion, give them an unprecedented degree of freedom and turn up the pressure by fostering competitiveness.
Science moves with the spirit of an adventure characterized both by youthful arrogance and by the belief that the truth, once found, would be simple as well as pretty.
Today, the theory of evolution is an accepted fact for everyone but a fundamentalist minority, whose objections are based not on reasoning but on doctrinaire adherence to religious principles.