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State science test scores drop for U46 fifth-grade and high school biology students
State science test scores drop for U46 fifth-grade and high school biology studentsState science test scores for U46 fifth-grade students and high school biology students dropped between 2016 and 2017 but eighth-grade students showed improvement, new data shows. The numbers from the Next Generation Science Standards exam were released ...read more
Source: Chicago Tribune
Published on Sat, 24 Feb 2018 21:50:00 GMT
A girl found out her dad isn’t really her dad in a biology class and people are losing their damn minds
A girl found out her dad isn’t really her dad in a biology class and people are losing their damn mindsWe've all gotten bad news from a professor before, but nothing like this. Imagine finding out your entire life is a lie during a biology class — that's what seemingly happened to a girl who found out her dad isn't really her dad in front of 200 students ...read more
Source: The Tab
Published on Sun, 25 Feb 2018 03:16:00 GMT
GĂĽnter Blobel Solved a Mystery of Cell Biology: How Proteins Navigate the Body
GĂĽnter Blobel Solved a Mystery of Cell Biology: How Proteins Navigate the BodyGĂĽnter Blobel left his native Germany in 1962 to attend graduate school at the University of Wisconsin. He thought he would stay in the U.S. a year or two. He ended up remaining for the rest of his life, becoming a professor at Rockefeller University in ...read more
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:23:00 GMT
Biology Capstone assesses students’ research and public speaking skills
Biology Capstone assesses students’ research and public speaking skillsChadron State College’s Biology Capstone (BIOL499) doesn’t shy away from challenging students. The upper division course is designed to challenge seniors by requiring them to read, interpret and present scientific literature to diverse audiences and ...read more
Source: Rapid City Journal
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 11:04:00 GMT
Why Do We Behave the Way We Do? New Research Reveals Biology Guiding Different Life Stages
Why Do We Behave the Way We Do? New Research Reveals Biology Guiding Different Life StagesThe simple worm sometimes behaves differently from others with the exact same genes—an evolutionary advantage that confounds basic genetics, according to a new study. Researchers studying why the tiny creatures behave a certain way at different life ...read more
Source: Elon
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 12:06:00 GMT
Brewery wastewater treatment without biology
Brewery wastewater treatment without biologyFresh, clean water is a rare commodity. Only 0.007 percent of the planet’s water is readily available to fuel and feed the world’s 7.6 billion people. And by 2030, it is estimated there will be approximately 8.2 billion people on the planet. This means ...read more
Source: Watertechonline.com
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:43:00 GMT
Synthetic biology market is expected to witness high growth during the forecast 2016-2022 published by leading research firm
Synthetic biology market is expected to witness high growth during the forecast 2016-2022 published by leading research firmNews from Research Cosmos - A Global Library of Market Research Reports The Global Synthetic Biology Market, which reached nearly $3.9 billion in 2016, should total $11.4 billion by 2021, growing at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.0% ...read more
Source: Whatech
Published on Thu, 15 Feb 2018 04:48:00 GMT
Virtual cadaver unveiled for Michigan college's biology class
Virtual cadaver unveiled for Michigan college's biology classDEARBORN, MI - Biology students at Henry Ford College are using a virtual cadaver to learn about human dissections - zooming in to specific areas and cutting through muscle and bone with a slice of their finger. The Dearborn-based school says the software ...read more
Source: MLive
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 03:46:00 GMT
Lowery Helps Students Learn About Biology and Beyond
Lowery Helps Students Learn About Biology and BeyondIf you go up to any biology major or pre-med student on campus to ask about one of their more memorable professors, Laura Anne Lowery is often one of the first to come to mind. Known for her bubbly personality and passion for her subject, it’s no ...read more
Source: BC Heights
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 18:39:00 GMT