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{Science} Intro to Virology College Course

{Science} Intro to Virology College Course

When I was working on my undergrad, my focus was chemistry and biology. Those courses included the standard Biology, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, and Biochemistry, but they also included Virology, Immunology, Mycology, and Biology of the Cancer cell. I remember my employer—a private physician and psychiatrist for whom I organized charts, transcribed notes, and did general clerical work while in college—telling me that he was impressed at just how much specialized education I am receiving in my…

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[Current Events] The death of critical thinking

[Current Events] The death of critical thinking

To date, I have eliminated Twitter (two years ago) and Facebook (two months ago).  Though I miss seeing “friends,” who quite honestly haven’t tried to contact me off of social media so weren’t really friends, I don’t miss the lack of critical thinking rampant on social media.  Everything is about popularity, being part of the “in” crowd, getting followers and likes, and quite frankly, very high school-ish. There is no such thing as presenting factual material on social media, originally…

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