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It's Thanks to Evolution That No Two Faces Are Alike, Study Finds - National Geographic

National Geographic
That diversity may have evolved to make it easier to recognize other people, researchers reported on Tuesday. The shape and configuration of a human face are much more variable, compared with other body parts, the study found. What's more, genes that ...

Irada Huseynova to head the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnologies - Azerbaijan Business Center

Azerbaijan Business Center
According to the AMEA, Academician Irada Huseynova will head a new Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnologies under AMEA Biological and Chemical Sciences Department. Gambar Guliyev will be a Director of a Special Design Office of ...

Elsewhere in Science, 19 September 2014 - Science Careers Blog (blog)

Science Careers Blog (blog)
That research was published by Vlastimil Hart of the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague, in Frontiers in Zoology. Their hypothesis: Pooping dogs are calibrating their inner gyroscopes. Another award winner: “Seeing Jesus in toast,” published ...

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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Biogeography is an active field, exploring how geographic distribution of life is affected by history, climate, geology, and behavior. As predicted by evolution, the geographical arrangements of related species repeats in different groups. This comparison of multiple lineages shows how the shared history of an area produces similar patterns of common ancestry, and allows us to test hypotheses about evolution. The rapid ecological and morphologica

Preparing Our Children: Math and Science Education in the National Interest
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"The National Science Board (NSB), charged with advising the President and the Congress on national science policy, urges a nation-wide consensus on a core of knowledge and competency in mathematics and science. The Board believes it is both possible and imperative to develop national strategies that serve the national interest while respecting local responsibility for K-12 teaching and learning" (Executive Summary).

Association for Science Education
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UK's largest science association dedicated to the teaching of science. Includes regional news, bookshop, publications, resources for teachers and technicians, and conferences.

NIGMS: Science Education
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Free publications (books, newsletters, pamphlets) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

Australia

The TechNyou Science Education Resource provides science teachers resources to introduce emerging technologies in the classroom. These resources have been matched to the Australian Curriculum in Science for secondary year students, and are designed to introduce nanotechnology and biotechnologies with reference to the established traditional science disciplines of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. TechNyou Science Education Resources is the combi

National Centre for Biotechnology Education
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Offers educational resources and practical training for teachers in several European Union countries. Includes links on discussion boards, lab safety tips, and information maintained in Reading, England.

National Humane Education Society
United States

Provides humane education, rescue, and relief assistance for animals, and a screened adoption service.

National Association for Humane and Environmental Education
United States

Youth education division of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) which strives to enable educators to more effectively teach children the value of kindness toward one another, animals, and the Earth.

Genetics Education Center
United States

Resources for educators interested in human genetics and the human genome project. The site is maintained by Medical Genetics, University of Kansas Medical Center.

Ongoing Challenges to Evolution Education: Resources and Activities of the National Academies
United States

Jay B. Labov of the National Academy of Sciences outlines recent and planned activities of the Center for Education concerning the teaching of evolution, and collaborative activities with other organizations.