Human_microbiome_project Logo of the Human Microbiome Project. The Human Microbiome Project (HMP) was a United States National Institutes of Health initiative with the goal of identifying and characterizing the microorganisms which are found in association with both healthy and diseased humans (the human microbiome). Launched in 2008, it was a five-year project, best characterized as a feasibility study, and had a total budget of $115 million. The ultimate goal of this and similar NIH-sponsored microbiome projects was to test how changes in the human microbiome are associated with human health or disease. This topic is currently not well understood.
Georgia Aquarium The Georgia Aquarium Education Department brings opportunities for students to discover the aquatic realm in an immersive learning environment, whether at our exhibits, or in your classrooms. The Aquarium’s Education Department strives to make the Aquarium an extension of the classroom and engage students in the learning process every step of the way. About About Georgia AquariumThe Georgia Aquarium opened November 23, 2005, and is the world's largest aquarium. Offering more than half a million square feet, covering 9 ½ acres, the facility is located adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia. The aquarium is home to tens of thousands of animals including 500 species from around the world. The Georgia Aquarium holds more than 10 million gallons of fresh and marine water, features more than 60 animal habitats and individualsThe largest exhibit displayed at the Georgia Aquarium measures 284 feet long x 126 feet wide x 30 feet deep at the maximum depth.
Rediscovering Biology - Online Textbook The online textbook chapters support and extend the content of each video, providing context for the focused examples presented in the video and showing how the examples fit into the larger field. The online textbook also includes support materials and resources for further study such as full-color images of related figures, glossary terms, and a bibliography for further reading. Click on the unit titles in the menu to the left to view the Web version of the online textbook, which includes links to related material; or download PDF versions of the chapters below. PDF Downloads:
Antibacterial Phage Therapy - The Naked Scientists 2007.05.21 How bacteria-attacking viruses can help to combat superbugs Thomas Häusler Why should anyone be interested in an old cure that hasn’t been used in the West for 50 years? It’s a method that many doctors aren’t even aware of today. The most telling answer to this question came when I received a call in my office from a man one Friday morning in January 2001. Evaluating Internet Research Sources Robert Harris Version Date: January 21, 2015 Previous: December 27, 2013; November 6, 2013; Nov. 22, 2010 and June 15, 2007 "The central work of life is interpretation." --Proverb Introduction: The Diversity of Information Adopting a Skeptical Attitude You might have heard of the term information warfare, the use of information as a weapon.
College & University Trips Bring the living world to life with a trip to Chester Zoo! We offer a fantastic and unique learning experience for pupils and students of all ages and can bring your textbooks and school lessons to life! We are the Discovery and Learning Team and we’re a bunch of enthusiastic experts ready and waiting to share our passion for the natural world. With our amazing 11,000 animals, our incredible collection of artefacts and our first-hand experience of working with wildlife both overseas and here at home, the zoo is just the ticket for making dry facts become real for your pupils. We offer great workshops, from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 5 and above, in science, psychology and business studies, leisure and tourism.
Awareness & education Meningitis Research Foundation estimates that there are around 3,400 cases of bacterial meningitis and septicaemia every year in the UK and Ireland. This means that every day nine people become ill with the diseases. With one in ten people dying, a death will occur almost every day. A further two people will be left with life-altering after effects as severe as brain damage, deafness and multiple amputations. PCR Protocols (Repost) Category: Technical Tag: Science/Engineering Posted on 2010-11-28. By anonymous. Description