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A Case of Suspended Animation

In 1977, an outbreak of seasonal flu struck China and Russia. A epidemic of seasonal flu was, of course, no surprise. But the viral strain responsible was something of a shock. The strain was H1N1 influenza A, which had not been seen in the wild for two decades.

Evolutionary Evidence

Making biology education software, like teaching, is a passion rather than a path to riches. What drives us is the idea that we can make learning biology easier and more fun.

Tips on Tests

I'm just returning from what is becoming one of my favorite conferences, the SABER meeting on biology education research.

Mitosis Explored - SimBio's new tutorial

“I Prefer Mice And Talking Cats.”

If you want your students to remember the stages of mitosis, the above mnemonic device would probably be useful. But does rote memorization of the stages of mitosis really help students

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