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Smallpox Could Again Be a Serious Threat - Slate Magazine

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Smallpox Could Again Be a Serious Threat
Slate Magazine
SynBioBeta, which bills itself as the world's premier forum for innovators and investors interested in synthetic biology, concluded its sixth annual conference in San Francisco earlier this month. Companies from across the country and from around the ...


Untangling spider biology - Science Magazine

Untangling spider biology
Science Magazine
BASED MAINLY ON FOSSIL EVIDENCE and specimens preserved in amber, biologists concluded long ago that spiders descended from a many-legged, scorpionlike ancestor that by 380 million years ago had a long tail but looked quite spiderlike and may ...


How Star Wars helped visualise the biology of sperm - T3

T3

How Star Wars helped visualise the biology of sperm
T3
Sneaky mosquitoes fill up on blood and disappear before we have the chance to swat them away. They're in and out without so much as a tickle, and their irritating buzzing is often the first sign of a bite, and now, scientists have worked out why.


BHS teacher wins national biology teacher award - Brentwood Home Page

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BHS teacher wins national biology teacher award
Brentwood Home Page
Rachel Lytle, who teaches honors and AP Biology at Brentwood High School, was recently asked, “Do you plan to stay in the classroom forever?” Her colleague had not asked an unusual question, but it caused Lytle, who started her fourth year of teaching ...


Biology of childhood brain tumor subtypes offers clues to precision ... - Science Daily

Biology of childhood brain tumor subtypes offers clues to precision ...
Science Daily
Researchers investigating pediatric low-grade gliomas (PLGG), the most common type of brain tumor in children, have discovered key biological differences in ...

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Dogs are More Expressive When Humans are Looking at Them - Sci-News.com

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Dogs are More Expressive When Humans are Looking at Them
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A team of researchers at the University of Portsmouth, UK, has found evidence that domestic dogs move their faces in direct response to human attention. Kaminski et al provide evidence that dogs are sensitive to the human's attentional state when ...

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UCLA professors of biology and chemistry honored as 2017 Packard fellows - UCLA Newsroom

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UCLA professors of biology and chemistry honored as 2017 Packard fellows
UCLA Newsroom
Elaine Hsiao, UCLA assistant professor of integrative biology and physiology, and Hosea Nelson, UCLA assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, are among 18 outstanding young scientists in the U.S. to be awarded Packard Fellowships for Science ...


This high school biology teacher never knew the influence she has on her students—until she received an unexpected ... - The Epoch Times

The Epoch Times

This high school biology teacher never knew the influence she has on her students—until she received an unexpected ...
The Epoch Times
When Amy Hamilton teaches her biology classes at Northwest Guilford High School in North Carolina, she wants her students to get more than just a passing grade—she wants them to leave inspired. “When the kids leave my classroom I want them to love ...


Biology professor receives award for excellence in science education - SF State Campus Headlines

SF State Campus Headlines

Biology professor receives award for excellence in science education
SF State Campus Headlines
SF State Professor of Biology Kimberly Tanner received the American Society for Cell Biology's (ASCB) 2017 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education. The award is given to individuals who have demonstrated innovative and sustained ...


Biologist examines the benefits and drawbacks of virtual and ... - Phys.Org

Phys.Org

Biologist examines the benefits and drawbacks of virtual and ...
Phys.Org
Virtual reality has nothing on nature. Just ask the UC Santa Barbara students who one recent day trekked to a forest before dawn to listen to a chorus of early ...

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