Do animals really need to be used in science experiments? Do laboratory animals suffer? Are there any alternatives? These are common questions my friends and family ask me when I talk about animal research, so I thought I would try to answer them here: Do animals really need to be used in science experiments? When … More Of Mice and Men: Why Are Animals Used in Cancer Research?
Over the past 30 years, forward bounds in science and medicine have led to the recovery of an increasingly large number of people diagnosed with cancer, including children. However, with an increasing population of childhood cancer survivors, studying the potential long-term side effects of treatment on these children becomes very important. Dr. Donald Mabbott at … More Working Out a Way to Improve Brains: Exercise Could Prevent Brain Impairment in Children who Undergo Radiation Treatment for Cancer
Have you ever read an article on some scientific finding and wondered if it could be trusted? There is a lot of information floating around out there and Natalia Ruiz has some tips to help you sort through the good from the not so good. If you want to learn how to critically evaluate scientific … More RIOT Video Blog: How to Read Scientific Information