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.

Models of Stroke: A Chat with Arushi Pandya

October 19, 2015 texasurj 0

Arushi Pandya is a junior at The University of Texas majoring in Plan II and Biology. Arushi works in the Schallert Lab for Neurobiology and is currently researching effects of ischemic stroke using mice and ultrasonic voice recordings.

The Decoy Effect

October 12, 2015 texasurj 0

Over the summer, I had the opportunity to assist with a research project in Panama at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), working with bats in a field station on the edge of the Soberanía National Rainforest Preserve located right along the Panama Canal.