Riley Bannon provides a primer on the best true crime cases in science, medicine and academia, from the infamous to the underrated.
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The prospect of helping patients is what attracted neuroscience graduate student Riley Bannon to the field of research, but this semester brought many humbling reminders that it is all too easy to lose sight of the bigger, human picture in translational research.
Adapting to her new environment in grad school has not only required Riley Bannon to learn new things, but also unlearn the way she thought about education and success.
A recent string of provocative papers blurred the line between the enforcement of academic rigor and the mob mentality of cancel culture. Science is by no means apolitical, but if we want to gain the public’s trust, we have to make it clear that we are pushing the truth, not an agenda.
Since pharmaceutical companies began rebranding the pill in the 1990s, use of hormonal birth control for noncontraceptive purposes has exploded. But what has that done to women’s understanding of their own bodies?
Partnering Toward Discovery went online for its April event on seasonal influenza and COVID-19, creating a space for students to share their research on influenza and for audience members to ask questions related to the coronavirus pandemic.