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Persistence makes the difference in minority participation in science, researchers say American Society for Cell Biology - EurekAlert (press release)


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Published by the American Society for Cell Biology, LSE is an open-access journal fostering excellence in life science education through peer-reviewed education research and evidence-based teaching. The special issue on broadening participation was ...

Iowa's Alternative Education Program Could Help Improve OK Education - News On 6


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On a rainy day in downtown Des Moines, students make a dash for Central Campus - a renovated Model-T factory building, which, in four floors, houses everything from a world-class marine biology lab, to bioscience, broadcasting, fashion design ...

Nerve cells with a sense of rhythm - Science Daily


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"In our study, we want to find out how the network of individual nerve cells is organized through several brain areas," says Benjamin Dann, PhD student in the Neurobiology Laboratory at the German Primate Center and lead author of the study. "We also ...

National Center for Science Education

Pittsburgh - United States

Clearinghouse for information and advice to keep evolution in the science classroom and certain other theories out.

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