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By legacy posts| May 4th, 2018|Featured, News, STEM - Science|<p>May the 4th isn't a federal holiday or cause to cancel school, but is a good reason for …

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The STEM Teaching Tools site has tools that can help you teach science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). We are currently focused on …

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FOSS is a comprehensive K-5 and 6-8 research-based, active-learning science curriculum. From its earliest development, FOSS has employed an inquiry …

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<b>How the Dinosaurs Went Extinct</b><p>Cataclysmic events like massive volcanic eruptions and asteroids smashing into Earth are thought to have caused Earth's …

Lisa Pike, Associate Professor of Biology, Francis Marion University

<b>Education</b><p>B.S. Biology, State University of New York, Center at Binghamton, 1989 <br>M.S. Marine Biology, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 1991 …

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SciLinks—Targeted, Grade-Specific Web Content for your Books<p>Free web content to extend and expand student understanding<br>• Reviewed and selected by …

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<b>What is Creative Commons?</b><p>Creative Commons is a public copyright licence created to support the spirit of sharing for free in an open internet. The …

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science (NCCSTS)

The mission of the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science (NCCSTS) is to promote the nationwide application of active learning techniques …

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Study Suggests That Humans Are Still Evolving

As a species, <i>Homo sapiens</i> are only around 200,000 years old, so it wouldn't be surprising if we were still evolving rapidly. However, some arguments …

Evolution Once Operated 4,000 Times Faster Than Today

The first life forms had mutation rates 4,000 times faster than we see today, biologists have estimated, meaning astonishingly fast evolution.<p>Popular …

What is epigenetics? - Carlos Guerrero-Bosagna

Seven Hard Facts We All Need To Swallow About Antibiotics

The global public health crisis of antibiotic resistance is in the spotlight. What’s at stake is the impending loss of antibiotics that threatens …

We Are Almost Certainly Not Alone In The Universe

Space Photo credit: Is there life in the universe? Maybe on a Friday night. NikoNomad/ShutterstockThe existence of extra-terrestrial life is one of …

The stress low-income kids experience affects their brains biologically as well as psychologically.

At the beginning of this school year, Ahmed Mohamed, a freshman at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas, brought a makeshift clock to school to …

21 Escapes That Will Blow Your Mind

For those of you who sometimes feel overwhelmed about where to go on your next vacation, this list is key. All the places on this list offer …

How Blue Eyed Parents Can Have Brown Eyed Children

<i>July 27, 2012</i><p>Eye color is much more complicated than is usually taught in high school (or presented in The Tech’s eye color calculator). There we …

NOVA - Official Website | The Fate of Easter Island

Inquiry: AN OCCASIONAL COLUMN<p>The Fate of Easter Island<p>Can what happened on one South Pacific island serve as a cautionary tale for the planet as a …

The Earth Has Lungs. Watch Them Breathe.

What a difference a leaf makes! Well, not one leaf. We have 3.1 trillion trees on our planet—that’s 422 trees per person. If we count all the leaves on all those trees and take a look at what they do collectively to the air around us, the effect—and I do not exaggerate—is stunning. I’ve got a video …

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Revolutionary Stem Cell Surgery Restores Sight In Children With Cataracts

There are many causes of blindness, but over half of all cases are caused by cataracts. Normally, a risky operation is needed to restore sight to …

Why Is The X Chromosome So Odd? Traffic Analogy Helped Us Crack The Mystery

You may not be aware of it, but one of your chromosomes – the X chromosome – is considerably different from the rest and has posed a puzzle for …

Gonorrhea Could Soon Be Untreatable

The United Kingdom's chief medical officer has sent a warning to all doctors that the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea could evolve to the …

Kenny The White Tiger Reveals The Price of Inbreeding

Pictures and videos are circulating online about Kenny, a white tiger described as having Down’s Syndrome.<p>While much of the coverage refers to Kenny …