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  • Women of Color and the Scientific Community

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    a story that is meant to shed light on the issue of how women and more specifically women of colour are treated within the scientific community. It is intended to help create understanding of the challenges facing women of colour who attempt to enter the sciences. The author describes a world which is intended to be an allegory and parallels the actual reality of scientific exploration. Subramaniam uses the template of the fairy tale Snow White to show the hierarchy that exists within science. This

  • The Scientific Community Is Always Moving Forward

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    The scientific community is always moving forward. They are always searching for answers to new questions and working on solutions to current problems. When the scientific community looks for solutions to problems or answers to questions the research, data gathering, and proposals can be a slow process. To add to the already long process, dissemination of findings and information (arguably the most important part of the process) can be a tricky obstacle to navigate. What is the target audience

  • Changing Methods Of Explanation Within The Scientific Community

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    Changing Methods of Explanation In the scientific community, there are numerous models used to explain data, which despite being argued over, can be used to spread knowledge. One model proposed by Hempel is the “Covering Law Model,” which can be explained when he writes: “The kind of explanation thus characterized I will call deductive nomological explanation; for it amounts to a deductive subsumption of the explanandum under principles which have the character of general laws” (Hempel, 658). Essentially

  • The Common Misconception Of The Scientific Community

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    The common misconception in the scientific community is that there is only one way to get things into space- a combustion powered rocket. However, recently there have been talks and designs floating around about other methods to travel to space. Currently the technology and tools existing regarding space are seen as revolutionary and ahead of our time. However the possibility for even more advanced and efficient technology is within the grasp of humanity. We first launched a rocket to get to the

  • Scientific Community Defines As Social Darwinism

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    In human history there is always been what the scientific community defines as “social Darwinism”: the strongest individual or animal survives in despite of the others. The leading skills that a person needed in order to stand up from the rest were initially strength and bravery. This, later on, turned into intelligence and self-determination often accompanied by ignorance. The World has always been surrounded by uncertainties and discriminations, by vanquished and victors that spread their influence

  • Notes On Sherlock Holmes And The Scientific Community

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    Within the scientific community some people believe that you cannot have a scientific mind and hold to religious beliefs (p. 87). They come to this assumption because they see religious faith as a form of mental illness, which is limited to a certain population (religious people only) (p. 72).2 When reasoning logically one most understand that not all things can be proven wrong or right. Sometimes things do not lend themselves to a right or a wrong answer. However a person can see where a line

  • Why The Scientific Community Is Interested On Studying These Molecules

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    al (2015) ‘dysregulated microRNA expression is correlated with many human diseases’. This suggests that miRNAs can be used as a biomarker for cancer and some diseases such as Cardiovascular Disease (CVD). This is one of the reasons why the scientific community is interested in studying these molecules. 2. MicroRNA

  • Nuclear Medicine : A Global Link For The Scientific Community

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    various parts of the body to treat cancer or relieve its symptoms” (American Cancer Society, 2014). By examining the complications which are attempting to be solved, it is evident that the medicinal uses of radioisotopes are a global link for the scientific community. However, in

  • Charles Darwin 's Impact On The Scientific Community

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    our history. Without his speculation and theories on evolution, the way we look at evolution today may have been very misguided. Darwin created new ideas and theories that dramatically changed the way we see science today. His impact on the scientific community was both exciting yet controversial. Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, England on February 12 in the year 1809. His parents were Susannah and Robert Darwin (BBC, 2015). While Darwin was growing up, he was encouraged by his father to

  • The Role Of 3, 4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine In The Scientific Community

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    The role of 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) in the scientific community is controversial, but recent findings suggest that it could be a promising aid in psychotherapy (Mithoefer et al., 2013). MDMA is a popular recreational drug that has both stimulant and hallucinogenic properties and is known to promote positive mood and enhanced overall sociability in users (Liechti et al., 2001). An overwhelming amount of past research on MDMA raises concerns about its neurotoxicity, but there is no