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This Pitt class takes a behind-the-scenes look at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Museums - The Incline



The Incline
 
This Pitt class takes a behind-the-scenes look at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Museums 
The Incline
Most students are pursuing a minor in museum studies ? popular with students studying history, anthropology and art and architecture ? Peters said, adding that it's growing in popularity with biological sciences and chemistry students. Peters said it ...

 


MSU Biological Sciences Ambassadors sponsor gift card, children's book drive for Blair E. Batson patients, families - Mississippi State Newsroom



MSU Biological Sciences Ambassadors sponsor gift card, children's book drive for Blair E. Batson patients, families 
Mississippi State Newsroom
Mississippi State University's Biological Sciences Ambassadors are accepting donations through Nov. 30 for a book and gift card donation drive benefiting the children and families of Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson. Per the hospital's ...

 


How to do good science? - The Hindu



The Hindu
 
How to do good science? 
The Hindu
Professor Mukund Thattai, National Centre for Biological Sciences spoke on the communication of science, its ways and role. Mukund urged that science has to be communicated in interesting and effective ways like drama, storytelling and painting. He ...

 


Middle school science teacher has two scorpions to his name - San Antonio Express-News



San Antonio Express-News
 
Middle school science teacher has two scorpions to his name 
San Antonio Express-News
Now 41, Bryson has a doctorate in biological sciences and has helped discover 13 new species of snakes, lizards and scorpions. Two scorpion species are named after him ? and one is named after his daughter. Bryson has published more than 50 ...

 


Second candidate for Arts and Science dean position wants to raise MU enrollment, positive morale among staff - The Maneater



Second candidate for Arts and Science dean position wants to raise MU enrollment, positive morale among staff 
The Maneater
Saadiya Aswad, business administrator with the division of biological sciences, said most of her colleagues at MU don't have positive morale and don't feel excitement toward their job. ?We don't work because we want to,? she said. ?We work because we ...

 


Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (10/27/2017) - The Chronicle of Higher Education



The Chronicle of Higher Education
 
Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (10/27/2017) 
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Steven Blank, a professor of agricultural and applied economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, has retired. Khidir Hilu, a professor of biological sciences in the College of Science at Virginia Tech, has become ...

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Key to stream restoration success: location, location, location - The Chesapeake Bay Journal (blog)



The Chesapeake Bay Journal (blog)
 
Key to stream restoration success: location, location, location 
The Chesapeake Bay Journal (blog)
Swan and co-author Bryan Brown, associate professor of biological sciences at Virginia Tech, published their findings in the September issue of Ecological Applications, the journal of the Ecological Society of America. Swan is affiliated with UMBC's ...

 


Investigating How Cancer Cells Survive: The Key to Blocking Metastasis - Illinois Times



Illinois Times
 
Investigating How Cancer Cells Survive: The Key to Blocking Metastasis 
Illinois Times
He earned his BS in Biological Sciences from Notre Dame and completed his PhD in Molecular Cancer Biology at Duke University. He proceeded to complete postdoctoral studies in the Department of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Schafer's ...

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Chinese researchers find fungus used in traditional medicine can fight cancer - Inquirer.net



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Chinese researchers find fungus used in traditional medicine can fight cancer 
Inquirer.net
... during the research we unexpectedly discovered pentostatin,? said Wang Chengshu, head of the research team at the Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, a branch of the Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences of the Chinese Academy of ...

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Frank Gilliam: Climate-change deniers ignoring the science - Huntington Herald Dispatch



Huntington Herald Dispatch
 
Frank Gilliam: Climate-change deniers ignoring the science 
Huntington Herald Dispatch
In a recent column, Mark Caserta sought to discredit the validity of conclusions of climate change scientists, including myself, that anthropogenic increases in greenhouse gases, e.g., carbon dioxide (CO2), methane, nitrous oxide, and water vapor, have ...