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Why are ethics important in research?

Ethics are a subconsciously agreed upon set of moral guidelines that denote what is correct and incorrect behaviour in society. For research to be approved, it must be first put under scrutiny by a Research Ethics Committee (REC) to determine the potential risks involved as well as the effects on participants. 645 more words


Weekly randomness: cruffins, craft beer, and Star Wars

If you asked anyone who knows me well they would probably tell you I am organized on the outside, but a total ball of randomness on the inside. 158 more words

Life Musings

Marco Tempest: A cyber-magic card trick like no other


Marco Tempest is a Swiss magician based in New York City. He is known for his multimedia magic and use of interactive technology and computer graphics in his illusions and presentations. 153 more words

Open Your Mind, Free Your World

I recently watched a TED Talk from Dan Pink. In his talk, he brought up this problem. It is called the Candle Problem. The task at hand is to find a way to attach the candle to the wall so that the wax will not fall onto the table. 350 more words