Archive for November, 2017

Nov 25 2017

Writing Exercise #13

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The five key questions used to interpret scientific literature is very important and can be used to better our understanding of what the author is trying to convey with his or her audience. The first question addressing experiments leads us to understand that maybe certain factors or changes may not lead to normal results. We […]

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Nov 25 2017

Writing Exercise #12

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Microbial interactions and state of well being are all connected in a way that is still not easily understood, but raises the question to how we can gap that connection. Not only does dysbiosis lead to gut problems, but also may propagate to brain problems. Who would have thought that macrophages or lymphocytes are capable […]

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Nov 19 2017

Writing Exercise #11

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Being able to take part in the peer-review process for my classmate is not only helpful to my peer, but to me as well. The whole process is very time consuming and allows me to go deeper into what is expected out of this final paper. Not everyone will agree upon a certain topic because […]

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Nov 15 2017

Writing Exercise #10

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When using a peer review article in a scientific paper, it is quite important to realize how it has become peer reviewed in the first place. The process is actually vigourous and take a lot of time and effort to be able to get a journal to publish the article. As an editor, you will […]

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Nov 12 2017

Writing Exercise #9

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Hello everyone! We often introduce new bacteria into our system when we change our daily actions. By doing so, we have change what type of microbiota we are introduce to. This also means that the opposite can happen and by changing certain behaviors, we can decrease the exposure rate. A few ways I thought of […]

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Nov 05 2017

Writing Exercise #8

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In this class, I was able to learn a lot more about the microbial world and how they are connected to us more than we think. I have taken microbiology last year and the concepts are pretty similar in how this class refers to the small connection that is between our symbiosis. It is not […]

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Nov 05 2017

Writing Exercise #7

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Hello everyone! Today we will be talking about how some potential external factors could influence the colonization of microbial communities in a newborn baby. From the moment we are conceived and implanted to the uterus, we are connected to our mother and share the same introduction of microbes. There is a mutual relationship between the […]

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