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Storytelling in Science: The Cell as Your Favorite Restaurant Part II

Storytelling in Science: The Cell as Your Favorite Restaurant Part II | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
Recap: The restaurant is the bacterial cell, the employees are the proteins/enzymes that serve the patrons which are the compounds/metabolites. Who are the bosses that determine which, and how many...
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My Dream for Science Literacy: Abstracts 2.0

My Dream for Science Literacy: Abstracts 2.0 | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
I have been wondering for some time: How can I make the biggest impact to science literacy (This was a start). However, I know I can do more. Science Literacy I received my weekly email of the Tabl...
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Professor 2.0

Professor 2.0 | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
Professor 2.0. Page added to my blog after being contacted by a tenured professor at Virginia Tech about how to enter the crowded world of social networks to increase public knowledge of their rese...
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First Order of Business When Rich: One Microscope Per Child

It is really sad humans (that seem so determined to destroy this planet) show little regard to the majority of species, most of which are invisible to the naked eye. Most people go through life wit...
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Never underestimate clever bacteria: bacterial persistance

Never underestimate clever bacteria: bacterial persistance | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
If there is anything I try to convey to anyone who will listen: never underestimate the intelligence of bacteria. A new case-in-point was published in the journal Infection and Immunity (Abstract o...
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The squeeze on science

The squeeze on science | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
Budget cuts are hampering medical breakthroughs. (The squeeze on science by @NIHDirector http://t.co/TRnGkefMyB via @washingtonpost)
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Dolly Parton's Best Assets: Compassion and the Imagination Library

Dolly Parton's Best Assets: Compassion and the Imagination Library | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
Dear Imagination Library Graduate, My, how time flies. It seems it was only yesterday when your family and friends read you your first story. You were just a baby. Now you're five years old and abo...
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"Groundbreaking" 'Duon' Paper Only Continues Research From Prior Studies

"Groundbreaking" 'Duon' Paper Only Continues Research From Prior Studies | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
There is a lot of chatter on the internets about the press release from the University of Washington about a paper published in the journal Science this week. One claim within the press release is ...
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Are we completely wrong about autism? Are we the abnormal ones?

Are we completely wrong about autism? Are we the abnormal ones? | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
I was home today with the TV on. It was Ingenious Minds day on the Science Channel. A majority of the people showcased on the shows hadAutistic Spectrum Disorder, or ASD. After watching/listening t...
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Part 2: Oh the Sad Irony; Thoughts on a Report to President Truman in 1945

Part 2: Oh the Sad Irony; Thoughts on a Report to President Truman in 1945 | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
The Bush Report as it is known was proposed before the end of World War II so specifics were not the objective of this particular report. This report was more ideological than would be delivered to...
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American Renaisscience: Mistrust In Science Is Not Because Why You Think It Is

American Renaisscience: Mistrust In Science Is Not Because Why You Think It Is | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
Today, my wife and almost five-year-old left for a well-deserved vacation and by extension I'm on vacation until they return. So, what did I do first after they left? I watched a great video that I...
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The Tree of (the Study of) Life

The Tree of (the Study of) Life | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
A blog about science and the way microorganisms can benefit mankind (by Matt Russell)
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American Renaisscience: Bioengineering stem cells for targeted drug delivery

American Renaisscience: Bioengineering stem cells for targeted drug delivery | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
The field of stem cell research promises to deliver truly amazing medical breakthroughs in the coming decades. However, the fundamental research needed must first provide the proof-of-principle nec...
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Storytelling in Science: The Cell as Your Favorite Restaurant Part I

Storytelling in Science: The Cell as Your Favorite Restaurant Part I | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
Many say storytelling in science is a great way to describe complex material in an understandable way for the masses. In this post, I will try to use an analogy to illustrate the complexity of a ty...
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Professor 2.0

Professor 2.0 | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
I was approached by a tenured professor at a top university with questions about how to establish a coherent, useful presence in an increasingly social world. Which sites are best? What are the adv...
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Imaging Cancer Tissue One Chemical At A Time

Imaging Cancer Tissue One Chemical At A Time | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
Since listening to a Gordon Research Conference talk several years ago, I have been simply amazed by the applications developing with use of the mass spectrometer. Imagine being able to 'see' a spe...
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A Look Back (and not just about science)

A Look Back (and not just about science) | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
I have never been one to look back the past year and reflect. It goes against my ADD personality, but this past year was really the best and worst of times... The year started in style: the Animal ...
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Group donates toys to encourage children in science, math - Dearborn Press and Guide

Group donates toys to encourage children in science, math - Dearborn Press and Guide | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
Group donates toys to encourage children in science, math
Dearborn Press and Guide
The donation, valued at more than $15,000, is aimed at promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics engagement with kids at the earliest ages.
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Infographic: Why US STEM Initiative Shouldn’t Overlook Computer Science | Inside Google+ Hangouts - News, Articles and Case Studies

Infographic: Why US STEM Initiative Shouldn’t Overlook Computer Science | Inside Google+ Hangouts - News, Articles and Case Studies | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
It's time to start teaching students how to code. Check out the infographic and learn about the importance of computer science to the US STEM Initiative.
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Just Science

Just Science | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
A blog about science and the way microorganisms can benefit mankind; or just science in general
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Repeat after me: There is no newly discovered hidden code in DNA.

Repeat after me: There is no newly discovered hidden code in DNA. | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
It is a very sad and unfortunate occurrence when newly released research findings are hyped and overstated. This week the University of Washington Office of News & Information released a press ...
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Constantly attacked by immune system would make me a pathogen, too.

Constantly attacked by immune system would make me a pathogen, too. | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
This week, a new study published in PLOS Pathogens reported how otherwise benign, commensal E. coli can evolve before our eyes into a malicious pathogen.  In this study, researchers cultured E. col...
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The perpetual chasm between society and congress

The perpetual chasm between society and congress | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
  Thank you, Congress, for your objective and far-sighted vision showing the nation is your top priority and you are looking out for its best interest. The most recent survey data from the Nat...
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Nanobiopsy: the beauty in the very small is a big deal

Nanobiopsy: the beauty in the very small is a big deal | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
The ability to study the living without destroying it has been the goal of many scientists for decades. A new article in ACS Nano has paved the road towards noninvasive cellular-level examination. ...
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American Renaisscience: Bioengineering stem cells for targeted drug delivery

American Renaisscience: Bioengineering stem cells for targeted drug delivery | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
The field of stem cell research promises to deliver truly amazing medical breakthroughs in the coming decades. However, the fundamental research needed must first provide the proof-of-principle nec...
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