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Spreading Scientific Inaccuracy – With Chocolate

July 30, 2015 | City of Hope

Courtesy of Dr. Jacob Berlin, the following article explores how many scientists, journalists, and members of the public can perpetuate or fall victim to bad science. By omitting certain details, or “massaging” one’s data or experimental design, one can create the results one desires, and can often times depend on the media to take it viral.

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Confessions of a Workaholic: Part I

July 16, 2012 | Amanda Gunn

Hello, my name is Amanda, and I am a workaholic. I have recently had cause to take a moment to look at my life, and I realized that the past five years are a complete blur. In May of 2007, I came to City of Hope’s Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences as a new graduate student, and in December of 2011, I defended my thesis.

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Reading really helps, for a lot of reasons

May 31, 2012 | Nick Snead

In one of my previous blog posts , I hinted that I felt that reading scientific literature was important. I have a list of reasons (most/some of which you probably already know?) that I would submit to you as to the importance of reading articles regularly and frequently.

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