After reading the last chapter of Rigor Mortis, “Inventing a Discipline”, I learned about a new type of research. Meta-Research. Now, Meta-Research isn’t the study of Metahumans like on The Flash… The scientists who do Meta-Research basically do research on research. They try to find different ways to make research better which is something I’d... Continue Reading →
Research? Or Luck? -Brenda H
After reading Chapter 6 of Rigor Mortis “Jumping to Conclusions”, I learned about how the experiments scientists were testing had lots of defects such as the small things like microarray chip differences, or air temperature and humidity when a mass spectrometer is running. They discussed how this evidently causes a major effect on the results.... Continue Reading →
What is behind the lies? (Intro/Chapter 1) -Brenda H
Throughout the Preface, Mr.Harris really focuses and talks about his opinion on how scientists do their research. “The much harder challenge is changing the culture and the structure of biomedicine so that scientists don't have to choose between doing it right and keeping their labs and careers afloat.” Page 4 (Preface) This is a detailed... Continue Reading →
Learning Something new!
Hi my name is Brenda H: Next year, I hope to learn more about the human body systems and how our body functions. I find this very interesting because I want to be able to know how my body works. I chose the biomedical science pathway because I think it is the most interesting. I... Continue Reading →