Category Archives: Collaboration in Humanities

Genetic Modification in Science Fiction

Well, the title may be a bit misleading. I’d like to focus on two novels in particular: one, we are reading in this class (Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood) and the other in my Medicine and Literature class (Dawn by Octavia Butler). What’s interesting to me is that both of my classes have converged on […] Continue reading

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Genetics and Humanity’s Future

I’ve known for a few years now that my future career lies in the health care world. While I’ve switched my interest between different lines of health care work (from medicine, to a brief and crazy thought about ophthalmology, to my present journey into the world of teeth, aka dentistry), I’m certain it’s the field […] Continue reading

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