Chapter 1- Nicole B.

In my opinion of the most important factors of being a scientist or a doctor is having your audience or your patients trust. This way they won't question what you're doing or your capability to accomplish something. Definitely my point of view has changed after reading chapter one of Rigor Mortis by Richard Harris. What... Continue Reading →

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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 →

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 →

Intro to my interests- Michelle G

Hi! My name is Michelle G, I chose the biomedical pathway because the medicine and science field has aways captured my attention. There is never ending adventure you can find out one thing but then it leads you to another and you end up discovering something mind blowing and it feels like a chain, you... Continue Reading →

The Challenge of Teamwork-Esmeralda R.

While reading chapter 9, "The Challenge of Precision Medicine", from the book Rigor Mortis, I was very astonished with everything that was occurring in the crisis with biomedical research. Medicine and cures are still not found due to scientists lack of partnership. Each give their own opinions instead of collaborating to put all opinions and... Continue Reading →

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