Hopefully it will happen soon, but I think the most important change we need is increased access to higher education. I think on one end of the spectrum, there is entirely too much pressure on the value of college. We take 17-18 year old kids, have them sign up for a huge amount of debt,Continue reading “Future of the University”
For this post I’m responding to this NYTimes article. New technology always seems to offer endless possibilities, but I don’t really think of what higher education was like in the Jetson’s as much as I think about how sweet it would be to have a flying car and avoid traffic in Northern Virginia. The firstContinue reading “Technology in Higher Ed”
For this assignment I’ve chosen to write my response about bioRxiv (pronounced bio-archive). bioRxiv is run by Cold Spring Harbor Lab, out of Cold Spring Harbor NY, which is a non-profit research institution. Unlike open access journals this is a free archive for unpublished preprints. That means they are not yet peer reviewed, and theyContinue reading “Open Access”
Reflection on the case of Anil Potti. https://ori.hhs.gov/content/case-summary-potti-anil This case is about a researcher who falsified information in preliminary data for a grant and at least one publication. The research focuses around the use of a drug, dasatinib, in treating lung cancer. Data was falsified to make the drug look more effective than it actuallyContinue reading “Ethics”
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