Strokes on the Brain

November 23, 2015 texasurj 0

Picture that you have just left your apartment and are walking to class. You are listening to your favorite band on your ear buds, and it cannot get any better. Suddenly you lose your balance and have trouble seeing the sidewalk in front of you.

What Are the Ingredients to Peace?

November 10, 2015 texasurj 0

The importance of analyzing any potential policy or international development through a complete historical and cultural perspective is a key principle I’ve gathered through the political theory and international relations courses I’ve taken so far at the University of Texas.

“Who’s Afraid of Peer Review?”

November 4, 2015 texasurj 0

Researchers are not the only ones guilty of unethical behavior. On the other end of the spectrum, publishers themselves are not exempt from acting disreputably. Within the last decade, a new model of scientific publishing has emerged to compete with the traditional subscription model.

On the Needle: The MMR Vaccine Myth

November 3, 2015 texasurj 0

The story of one of the most notorious case of scientific misconduct begins in 1998, in an study published in the British journal Lancet. The succinctly named study, Ileal-lymphoid-nodular hyperplasia, non-specific colitis, and pervasive developmental disorder in children, had an innocent premise.