Interpreter of Maladies

210 Cloudview Dr Austin,Tx, 78745   August 17th 2018   Pulitzer Prize Judging Board 2018 The Pulitzer Prizes Columbia University, 709 Pulitzer Hall, 2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027     Dear Pulitzer Prize Judging Board,   Unique was the adjective that described perfectly each family and each story but somehow they all connected.... Continue Reading →

Introduction- Nicole B.

Hello, my name is Nicole B. and this school year I hope to learn how medication as and will improve as time progresses. Also I hope to learn more about the way bacteria impacts the process of an experiment and the outcome, as well as if bacteria will advance faster than inventions made by scientist.... Continue Reading →

Lets Take Tissue Samples!

In chapter nine: The Challenge of Precision Medicine, a pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital named Carolyn Compton dealt with the removal of a colon. During this process, they discovered ¬†that tissue collection and preservation show some trouble for the biomedical research. The anesthesia used in the operating room can affect them, and the molecules can... Continue Reading →

Are You Using HeLa?

While I was reading chapter 5: Trusting The Untrustworthy, a woman named Nina Desai and her colleagues created a new tool that is used to produce test-tube babies. They had planned to use this tool to be provided as growth factors for human embryos to help infertile couples conceive. She reported that the procedure treated... Continue Reading →

Are Doctors Wasting Resources?

In chapter one of Rigor Mortis by Richard Harris, I learned that scientists and there studies are not always right and what gets published is wrong. In Begley's paper, he says that scientist make mistakes and that their mistakes and errors are actually very common and many scientist don't even realize that they are making... Continue Reading →


Hello, my name is Mariana C. This year in my biomed class I hope to learn about different diseases and the effects that they have on the human body. I also hope to learn about cancer and different studies of it and learn how it develops in the body. I chose to be in the... Continue Reading →

Not everything is perfect-Valerie G

After reading chapter one of Rigor Mortis i realized that science isnt perfect. Its everything but perfect. The research that Scientist want us to believe is perfect and uncomplicated is actually not that advanced at all, between 1950 and 1980 scientist have made more progress with their research than they have in the last three... Continue Reading →

All in the Funding -Madison C.

Chapter 3 of Rigor Mortis is about a disease called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis but it is more commonly known as ALS. ALS is a disease that affects your nervous system and weakens your muscles, which then affects your physical movement. There have been multiple studies and research trials on ALS to try and find a... Continue Reading →

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