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Slicing and dicing – how we messed up in the history of dissection

A scene in pencil or charcoal. A young man attempts to keep closed a door being pushed open by a hoard of people. Those inside the room seem to be gathered around something (presumably a cadaver)

Dissection is an important part of every doctor’s education. It’s unimaginable to go through med school without cutting open a few kindly donated corpses – because how else to observe the inner workings of the human body before you go about fixing it? Dissection has yielded countless discoveries about how we work and, on an individual level, helps aspiring doctors ...

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Karolina Wallenborg: “It’s especially rewarding to help researchers with their projects”

Karolina a facility manager in SciLifeLab was interviewed as part of Humans of KI series

Having completed a systems biology post-doc in the US, Seattle, Karolina appreciates the accepting working environment in Sweden. “I think here at KI everyone’s opinion matters. There is more hierarchy in the US, so if you are somewhere up on the ladder, your opinions matter more.” In addition, she admires seeing students and professors intermingling and having the possibility to ...

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