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explain it, please

It seems that a good portion of my life has been spent trying to explain what I do. I moved from NYC to Charleston, SC in the mid 80’s. 863 more words

Art

Gender works

I am all for equality. Men and women should be treated equally, paid equally, respected equally. But I don’t get how some feminists get all winded up about ”female/male roles”. 105 more words

Miscellaneous

Discovery points to a new path toward a universal flu vaccine

Flu vaccines can be something of a shot in the dark. Not only must they be given yearly, there’s no guarantee the strains against which they protect will be the ones circulating once the season arrives.  831 more words

Science

Phases of Mitosis

Division of the nucleus of a diploid cell (a cell with 2N chromosomes; 46 or 23 pairs of homologous chromosomes)

Interphase:

A Level

External parts of vertebrates

Here are some resources for improving your background knowledge prior to giving an impressionistic lesson on the external parts of the vertebrates:

Fish:

1. http://www.streamexplorers.org/fish-facts/trout-senses… 8 more words

Biology

Pathogens

Pathogens are microorganisms that cause disease.

First, let us look at the characteristics of a microorganism:

  • Microscopic (cannot be seen by the naked eye)
  • Mostly single celled (unicellular), but can be multicellular…
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A Level

July 6th 2015 - Adam Hart, University of Gloucestershire

I’m Professor of Science Communication at the University of Gloucestershire, but first and foremost I’m a biologist. Like many academics my job divides itself between teaching (all manner of topics from field biology to statistics with a bit of behavioural ecology thrown in) and research but in addition I undertake a large number of science communication activities. 338 more words

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