Antibody's unusual abilities might inspire vaccine strategies The antibody shows promise both for stopping E. coli from adhering to cells and for dislodging it E. coli bacteria showing the appendages used to adhere to other cells. For example, certain forms of E. coli can attached to human cells in the urinary tract to cause infection. Field Recording Gear Buyer’s Guide So, we’ve completed the “A Month of Field Recordists” series. That explored the gear that 26 sound pros prefer. How can you use this info? What equipment is best for you? Well, it depends on your budget, the features you want, and the sound quality you prefer.
ngss.nsta.org/#dci Registration Now Open for New Virtual Conference: NGSS Practices in Action Are you looking for practical strategies for integrating the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) into your classroom? Join NSTA for an intensive one-day virtual conference to learn how to apply the NGSS practices with K-12 students. During this web-based professional learning opportunity participants will: Explore the practices modeling, explanation and argumentation, and engineeringLearn about specific strategies by grade level and disciplineAsk questions of NGSS expertsEngage in dialogue with science educators from across the country Hone your understanding of NGSS and discover methods to use in your classroom right away during this can’t-miss opportunity.
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Revealing kidney cancer's secret Tumors gain survival advantage by reprogramming their metabolism An international team of scientists, led by UC Davis nephrologist Robert Weiss, have used a sophisticated combination of proteomics and metabolomics to show how renal cell carcinoma (RCC) reprograms its metabolism and evades the immune system. In addition, the study found that cancer grade has a major impact on this reprogramming. These results, published in the journal Cancer Research, point to new therapeutic options for this particularly deadly cancer. Our Projects Automated Scoring for Argumentation In addition to promoting students’ understanding of Earth’s complex systems, this project supports students’ scientific argumentation practices through real-time automated scoring, diagnostics, and feedback. BigDataOur understanding of what K-12 students learn from engineering design is limited. BigData responds to this problem by developing cutting-edge process analytics for K-12 engineering design research.
Researchers provide further insight into male bias of autism A 2:1 or 3:1 male to female autism spectrum disorder prevalence bias is frequently reported in studies. The series is published in Molecular Autism and explores structural differences in the brain, the role of prenatal sex hormones and a theory referred to as the "female protective effect." "Autism has always been perceived as a condition that occurs more often in males, which means that females are usually underrepresented in research studies," explains guest editor Meng-Chuan Lai from the University of Cambridge, UK. "This means there's a risk that the scientific and clinical literature provides a partial, male-based understanding of autism." It is clear, however, that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is not simply a male condition. "Delineating the role that sex and gender play in the characteristics of autism, across multiple levels, may inform both our ability to identify the condition and lead to a greater understanding of its developmental psychology and biology," says Dr.
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