Tag: "teach" at biology news
Argonne wins three R&D 100 awards for innovative technologies
...Access Grid has been used by college professors to teach
students in distant locations, by international communities of scientists and experimental facilities working on fusion power, and by groups of doctors and specialists who want to examine patient scans simultaneously at multiple sites, enriching diag...
New survey documents the headaches of computerized medicine
...dingBoldness breeds occasional blunders, which can teach
us much about what is required for eventual success. At least 400,000 preventable drug-related injuries occur in hospitals each year, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies reported last year, and illegible handwritten prescriptions figu...
'The Man Who Saved The Sea Turtles'
...s that were new to science. However, he went on to teach
biology in Honduras from 1945 to 1949. This gave him the perfect opportunity to study Central American wildlife -- and to encounter sea turtles, which became his lifes work. From a conservation standpoint, perhaps his greatest discovery was that a ...
Learning a second language -- Is it all in your head?
...ehensively and that could help us more effectively teach
foreign languages and possibly other skills, said Wong....
Adult survivors of childhood leukemia exercise less, worsening high risk for obesity and illness
...on childhood cancer survivors, researchers hope to teach
children and their families healthy lifestyle habits early, so they can carry them into adulthood. The storyline is that physical inactivity and obesity outcomes are based upon type of therapy administered to patient, said Dr. Oeffinger. Importantl...
Bull's-eye -- Programs targeting math, science teacher shortage may get boost
...uple of lesson plans, he said. People who want to teach
want to teach
now. Their passion starts to wane if they have to wait four years. Susan Williams, an associate...
MU maps course for improving pre-college science education
...f Medicine to develop these concepts and tools and teach
students fundamental concepts of human health, bio...the educators will engage students in lessons that teach
them how structures are determined by DNA and conveyed within cells, causing the cells to move throu...
Genomatix expands operations in North America
...ative ways to look at microarray data enable us to teach
university-like courses, digging deep into the und... s scientists. Many professors use our material to teach
their students eukaryotic gene regulation! Klaus May continued. The new company will be headed by Pe...
Math that powers spam filters used to understand how brain learns to move our muscles
...could make it possible to predict the best ways to teach
new movements and help design physical therapy regimens for the disabled or impaired. Reza Shadmehr, Ph.D., professor of biomedical engineering at Hopkins, who with his colleagues built the new model, says the artificial brain in the computer, lik...
Adult stem cells from human cord umbilical cord blood successfully engineered to make insulin
...nic stem cell research was absolutely necessary to teach
us how to do this." Embryonic stem cells have been engineered to produce cardiac, neural, blood, lung and liver progenitor cells that perform many of the functions needed to help replace cells and tissues injured by many diseases, the paper notes...
Book explores history, causes of allergy and asthma epidemic
...inary Artists-in-Residence. The three of them will teach
the class, Green Screen: Environmental Film in History and Action. "We will explore how film has shaped past and present interactions between humans and the environment across different cultures ad landscapes. The success of films like 'An Inconven...
Rhesus macaque genome may hold clues for human health and evolution
...appear in the April 13 issue of Science, will also teach
us more about how humans and other primates evolved into distinct species. The rhesus macaque genome is the product of a deliberate effort by scientists to bring macaque biology research into the 21st century. Several years ago, University of Wash...
Weizmann Institute scientists discover a key player in embryonic muscle development
...udies conducted on this protein in fruit flies can teach
us quite a bit about how it works in humans. To further examine the role of WIP, the scientists knocked out the gene responsible for producing it in fruit flies. In flies that did not make the protein, normal muscle fibers were not produced. WIP-de...
Life-long learning -- nature provides natural inspiration for education
...d life-long learning. By introducing modules which teach
the use of Biomimetic product development, student...tical background in its development may be used to teach
students from primary level up to A-level on Wednesday 4th April....
Study identifies multiple genetic risk factors for prostate cancer
...y known gene, suggests that these results may also teach
us about novel molecular mechanisms whereby DNA changes can alter risk of disease," says Brian Henderson, the paper's senior co-author and dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Two papers in 2006 highlighted this same chromosomal region as im...
Study identifies risk factors for spread of respiratory infections in hospitals
...y syndrome (SARS) epidemic in China has lessons to teach
hospitals on how to prevent the spread of other respiratory diseases, according to new research appearing in the April 15 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases, currently available online. Hospitals were epicenters of SARS transmission in Guangzhou...
African carnage -- 1 year's seized ivory likely came from 23,000 elephants
...also want to see education programs established to teach
people in Africa to better manage their wildlife and persuade people in Asia not to use ivory, much of which is obtained illegally. "If people really realized what is happening they would be ashamed to be part of the crisis," he said. "We don't wa...
Scientific literacy happens -- when students think for themselves
...ions, he added. Rissing's overarching goal is to teach
students to be independent and objective thinkers,...Rissing said. In most cases, instructors tended to teach
watered-down biology to students taking these introductory classes. The curriculum for non-majors ...
Neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky will discuss stress, health, Feb. 17 at AAAS meeting
...n rank." Coping with stress What can baboons teach
humans about coping with all the stress-inducing psychosocial nonsense we encounter in our daily lives? "Ideally, we have a lot more behavioral flexibility than the baboon," Sapolsky said, adding that, unlike baboons, humans can overcome their low ...
...tor/Trainer Eric Douglas and AAUS's Bill Dent will teach
a DAN Diving First Aid for Professional Divers (DFA) instructor crossover course. This course combines the different AAUS safety requirements (e.g., CPR, first aid, oxygen administration) into one course, and its format reduces information overlap, ...
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