Misled by Mice

"Slusher said it also soured the pharmaceutical industry on putting too much faith in animal studies." This is a statement from Richards Harris' book Rogor Mortis, chapter 4, in which I strongly agree with. In this chapter, Richard explains numerous experiements I. Which kice, rats, and even monkeys were used for  experimental  tests for later when scientists... Continue Reading →

Chapter 1: Begley’s Bombshell- Areli Estrada

As I finished reading chapter one, I realized science is a thing that takes many trial and errors to get to and even if you find the answer, there can always be other possibilities. Anyone can make mistakes, especially when it comes to learning something new, trying things out and just understanding the material. The... Continue Reading →

Prove me wrong-Leia P.

Chapter 6,Jumping to Conclusions, focuses mainly on the current study on Ovarian cancer and how results are determined using the p-value. Baggerly had two groups of women, 50 who had ovarian cancer and 50 who did not. The goal at the time was was to see if there were any differentiating patterns among the proteins... Continue Reading →

Wrong Animal Model -Charlen P.

In chapter 4, Mislead By Mice I learned many important concepts when it come to treating, experimenting, testing with mice. Although they're not very accurate when it comes to see how it affect a human after being tested on a mice, scientist still continued this method. Although some scientists have expressed uncertainty and recognized the... Continue Reading →

Quick and Easy-Ilianna N

After reading chapter 6 Jumping to conclusions I realized that the National institute of Health or the NIH  and FDA or the Food and Drug Association has to do with almost everything, the snacks we eat and the medical tests the doctors offices and hospital have to offer. Such as the one that will detect... Continue Reading →

Chapter 5 -Kaitlyn L.

Chapter five of Rigor Mortis talks about breast cancer and in vitro fertilization, and how some cells have been or could be contaminated and /or mislabeled. The information which surprised me the most about this chapter was the fact that a form of breast cancer cells labeled MDA-MB-435 actually was not breast cancer, but melanoma cancer;... Continue Reading →

Who I am -Ilianna N

Hello my name is Ilianna and the reason that I am in the Biomed Pathway is because I have always wanted to help people. I have been around medicine and science all my life so I felt that maybe the way that I could be helping people is with science. My dad has a degree... Continue Reading →

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