The Responsibility of the Scientist: A Cloud of Uncertainty

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Following the tragic conclusion of Ep: 19 – Zombie Brain Aggression, Victoria reflects on her role as a doctor and scientist. 

Just a few short weeks ago, I graduated from medical school and took the Hippocratic Oath. Though it doesn’t actually contain the phrase, “First do no harm,” the modern version of the Oath that I took does include several passages about the physician’s responsibilities to her patients and to society as a whole. In light of Rory’s death, these words have been playing over and over again in my mind, as I find myself questioning the positions I’ve historically held on pushing the boundaries of science.

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