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Novel Program Teaches Computer Science Alongside Art, Biology
Novel Program Teaches Computer Science Alongside Art, BiologyIt’s Computer Science Education Week 2017, and what better way to celebrate than by drawing attention to a program that comes at the subject matter from an entirely new direction. Lila Finch, a PhD student in my lab at the University of Colorado Boulder ...read more
Source: Forbes
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:10:00 GMT
The Map of Biology: Animation Shows How All the Different Fields in Biology Fit Together
The Map of Biology: Animation Shows How All the Different Fields in Biology Fit TogetherOf all the science classes required throughout primary and secondary school, most students seem to like biology the best. Maybe, dealing as it does with such familiar things as plants, animals, and human beings, the popularity of biology has to do with its ...read more
Source: Open Culture
Published on Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Biology Graduate Continues Her Family's Georgia Tech Tradition
Biology Graduate Continues Her Family's Georgia Tech TraditionWhen Emma Siegfried graduates this weekend, she’ll be the latest in a line of family members who have been attending Georgia Tech for more than 100 years. The fourth-generation Tech student and metro Atlanta native grew up hearing about Tech and visiting ...read more
Source: Georgia Tech News Center
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:34:00 GMT
Big Biology Podcast
Big Biology PodcastI listened to the first couple of episodes of the Big Biology podcast this weekend, and it’s quite good. Marty Martin from the University of South Florida and Art Woods from the University of Montana interview scientists about cool topics. In the first ...read more
Source: freethoughtblogs.com
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:26:00 GMT
FRET: Applications in Biology
FRET: Applications in BiologyFluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) is a mechanism of energy transfer that is widely utilized in biological experiments such as molecular structure examination. It is often referred to as a “spectroscopic ruler,” due to its nature wherein the ...read more
Source: News-Medical
Published on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:04:00 GMT
BioCEED Centre of Excellence in Biology Education granted status of excellence for five new years
BioCEED Centre of Excellence in Biology Education granted status of excellence for five new years– This is a big day! I would like to extend my congratulations to all three centres and all their partners, says NOKUT director Terje Mørland after today’s board meeting. He is very pleased that the work the centres have laid down in education in ...read more
Source: unis.no
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:10:00 GMT
Cell biology of the neuronal synapse and behavior in C. elegans
Cell biology of the neuronal synapse and behavior in C. elegansA fundamental question in neuroscience is how synapses are assembled in living animals to produce behaviors and store memories. Dr. Daniel ColĂłn-Ramos and his lab address these questions by studying the cell biology of the neuronal synapse. In the first ...read more
Source: ibiology.org
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:11:00 GMT
Having older brothers increases a boy’s chance of being gay based on biology: Study
Having older brothers increases a boy’s chance of being gay based on biology: StudyHaving older brothers increases the chance of a man being gay because of biological changes that happen when a woman becomes pregnant with a boy, according to a new study. Canadian and American researchers sought to understand a previously established link ...read more
Source: Washington Times
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:27:00 GMT
Bachelor's in Biology (BA or BS)
Bachelor's in Biology (BA or BS)The Bachelor of Science in Biology prepares students for jobs in the biotechnology industry, including pharmaceutical companies, university research laboratories, medical research centers, forensic laboratories, museums and government agencies such as the ...read more
Source: Press Release Point
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:17:00 GMT
Expansion microscopy of zebrafish for neuroscience and developmental biology studies
Expansion microscopy of zebrafish for neuroscience and developmental biology studiesc Department Genes–Circuits–Behavior, Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried 82152, Germany; Expansion microscopy (ExM) allows scalable imaging of preserved 3D biological specimens with nanoscale resolution on fast diffraction-limited ...read more
Source: pnas.org
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:44:00 GMT