Lesson 1: Interpreting Scientific figures Error?

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MCATstudent01
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Lesson 1: Interpreting Scientific figures Error?

Post by MCATstudent01 » Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:45 pm

I think when talking about the table the tutor said column 2 was the control but the explanation for why that was referred to column 5. Can someone please look at this for me?
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Re: Lesson 1: Interpreting Scientific figures Error?

Post by NS_Tutor_Raven » Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:31 am

Hey MCATstudent1,
You are absolutely correct. I spoke with Bryan and he clarified that he meant the second column of the second table(which is labeled 5). We will be re-recording that lesson soon. Thanks for pointing that out though!
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Re: Lesson 1: Interpreting Scientific figures Error?

Post by MCATstudent01 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:56 pm

Ok thanks
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Re: Lesson 1: Interpreting Scientific figures Error?

Post by umbristo » Wed May 03, 2017 9:32 pm

Hello,

I was wondering the same thing!

I know that column 2 was specified as the control group (and it was the one referred to specifically with # of MIB1 cells 142+/-5.7) but column 1 and column 2 both have the exact same factors present or absent. Is this an error then? Column 2 should only have "injury" present and the other two (anti-monocyte antibody and TGFB agonist) absent?

Column 5 was also referred to as a control in the 2nd table, but there should be a control in each table, correct?

Thank you,
Lindsay
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Re: Lesson 1: Interpreting Scientific figures Error?

Post by NS_Tutor_Andrew » Thu May 04, 2017 6:27 pm

Hi umbristo,

Thanks for catching that. There is indeed an error there. The second column on the right, which you are referring to, should go + - -. You can see the correct version of the table in our MCAT diagnostic exam (Bio and Biochemical Foundations, Passage 1), and we'll be fixing the slide shortly.
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Re: Lesson 1: Interpreting Scientific figures Error?

Post by balarin » Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:57 pm

Kindly make an announcement for the video to indicate this issue. The very first video explanation and I almost thought I was too stupid to understand
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Re: Lesson 1: Interpreting Scientific figures Error?

Post by NS_Tutor_Andrew » Wed Jan 24, 2018 1:45 pm

Hi balarin (& everyone else in this thread),

Just wanted to let you know that this problem has now been fixed!

Best of luck-
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