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Common House Dust Could Contain Cancer-Causing Molecules For scientists, dust is a goldmine of information about the chemicals we encounter every day. From NOVA Next | Jan 9, 2017 CRISPR and Stem Cells Could Speed Studies of Rare Diseases Too much genetic information can complicate diagnoses for some deadly diseases, but a new technique using CRISPR and stem cells could change that. From NOVA Next | Jan 5, 2017 The Never-Ending Quest to Rewrite the Tree of Life Microbiologists and geneticists are discovering new branches and relationships on the tree of life at an unprecedented rate. From NOVA Next | Jan 4, 2017 What Might Genetic Sequencing Mean For Your Future? Genetic sequencing finds mutations linked to diseases, but geneticists often can’t say whether that means a patient is likely to develop the disease. From NOVA Next | Jan 3, 2017 Big Ideas of 2016: Gravitational Waves Rocked the World

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Teaching Resources, Ideas, Lesson Plans, and Tools for Teachers Grades 9-12 Sign in -or- Register Where Teachers Come First bookwizardMy Book Lists GO Instant access to reproducibles The Ductile Helix: "Jumping Genes" May Influence Brain Activity Mobile DNA molecules that jump from one location in the genome to another may contribute to neurological diseases and could have subtle influences on normal brain function and behavior, according to a study published October 30 in Nature. (Scientific American is part of Nature Publishing Group.) Retrotransposons are mobile genetic elements that use a copy-and-paste mechanism to insert extra copies of themselves throughout the genome. First discovered in plants about 60 years ago, they are now known to make up more than 40 percent of the entire human genome and may play an important role in genome evolution (pdf). Researchers from the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, Scotland, have now comprehensively mapped retrotransposon insertion sites in the genomes of normal human brain cells for the first time.

50 Really Cool Online Tools for Science Teachers A 21st-century education revolves around the Internet for everything from collaboration, tools, lessons, and even earning degrees online. If you are looking for ways to integrate online learning into your science class or science degree programs, then take a look at these cool online tools that are just perfect for both teachers and students. Science Tools to Use with Students Teaching the Process of Learning We can't accomplish much in a second. Blink. Breathe. Take a step forward. We can do 60 times as much in a minute, and 3,600 times as much in an hour. New Jersey Department of Education Governor Chris Christie • Lt. Governor Kim GuadagnoNJ Home | Services A to Z | Departments/Agencies | FAQs DOE A to Z: A B CD E FG H IJ K LM N OP Q RS T UV W XY Z # Start Stop Becoming Certified in New JerseyTeacher/Administrator Certification

49 Fascinating YouTube Videos to Learn About the Human Body As any doctor, nurse practitioner or other health care professional knows, the body is an interesting system. In many ways, it’s like a machine, with many complex parts. There is a lot to learn about the body and how it works, as well as how its different systems interact to create a larger system. projects for Exclusively online Formal Verification is the process of rigorously analyzing software to detect flaws that make programs vulnerable to exploitation. Performing this analysis requires highly skilled engineers with extensive training and experience. This makes the verification process costly and relatively slow.

Open Educational Resources Utah's Open Textbook Projects Utah has geared up to begin providing teachers, students, and parents with materials to support the Utah Core Standards, instruction, and teaching. Created by groups of content and teaching experts, including university faculty, district and school specialists, teachers, and USOE staff.

Doctor Mad Science Cool Science Experiments for Kids | Grape + Microwave = Plasma Fireworks 11,941 views 6 months ago Put a grape in the microwave and watch it become plasma fireworks. When you cut a grape ALMOST in half, and put it in the microwave, it will create plasma and make an awesome reaction. Step 1: Put a grape on a ceramic plate Step 2: Cute the grape almost in half.

Visitors to the site will immediately notice the "Watch, Interact, Explore" section, which allows interested parties to access short video clips and interactive features culled from NOVA program webpages. The materials here are all tied to state educational standards, and visitors can browse the subject headings, which include anthropology, forensic science, and space science. by macopa Aug 28

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