What is 6 Weeks Worth? The Cost of Cancer Drugs and Extending Life

By: Sadie Steffens, 4th year PhD candidate in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who hasn’t been affected by cancer in some way. Second only to heart disease as the leading cause of death, many of us have friends or loved ones who have suffered from cancer. News reports with big claims … Continue reading What is 6 Weeks Worth? The Cost of Cancer Drugs and Extending Life

This is Why There are So Many Defibrillators in Casinos

By: Jordan Gaines Lewis, 4th year PhD candidate in the Neuroscience Graduate Program My brief experience in a casino was pretty typical, I’d say. Flashing lights. The faint smell of booze. Not much chatter among patrons. The sounds of dice rolling, machines buzzing, and coins clanking. The same butts inhabiting the same stools for hours on end. … Continue reading This is Why There are So Many Defibrillators in Casinos