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  • Mice can teach us about human disease

    Zorana Berberovic gently lifts a small black mouse by its tail. As its hind legs rise up off the floor of its cage, the research technician slips a tiny vial under the mouse’s bottom. Berberovic lightly strokes her gloved finger against its belly. Within seconds, she is rewarded. A dribble of pee enters the vial."They have small bladders so there's not much," Berberovic says. Luckily, she adds, "...
    07:01 AM, February 27, 2015 Body & Health
  • QUESTIONS for Mice Can Teach Us about Human Disease

    SCIENCEBefore reading1.         What easily recognizable traits did you inherit from your parents?2.         You might have heard someone say, “I don’t want to be a guinea pig.” What does the expression mean?During reading1.         What does phenogenomics mean?2.         Using a mouse as an example, explain its basic phenotype.3.         What percentage of our genes do we share with mice?4...
    07:00 AM, February 27, 2015 Classroom Questions
  • Eureka! Lab

    Popping my own corny experiment

    Popcorn is one of my favorite foods. I love its squeaky crunch and the taste of butter and salt. Popping my own corn on the stove top makes me think of relaxing with a book or settling in with a fun movie. And now, it also makes me think of science.Scientists recently popped corn in a conventional oven to determine at what temperature the kernels explode. Then they invited the rest of us to run...
    09:00 AM, February 26, 2015
  • Ocean animals have mushroomed in size

    Ocean animals have been getter bigger over the last half-billion years. Not a little bigger. Not even a lot bigger. They have mushroomed gigantically, scientists now conclude.Their new finding lends support for something known as “Cope’s rule.” It holds that animals tend to evolve into species that are much larger than their distant ancestors. This hypothesis takes its name from the 19thcentury...
    07:00 AM, February 26, 2015 Animals
  • Intel STS 1999

    Top Winner Natalia Toro2nd Place David Moore3rd Place Keith Winstein4th Place Carol Fassbinder5th Place Rio Bennin6th Place Lisa Schwartz7th Place Scott Fruhan8th Place Kurt Mitman9th Place Diana Townsend-Butter10th Place Alexander Wissner-GrossGlenn T. Seaborg Award Winner Cullen BlakeAlumni Speaker Marcian "Ted" Hoff Jr.1999 Alumni UpdatesFormer Intel STS Finalist and Reporter Gives Students...
    16:30 PM, February 25, 2015
  • Science Talent Search 1998

    Top Winner Christopher Mihelich2nd Place Ravi Shah3rd Place Parker Conrad4th Place Sohini Ramachandran5th Place Travis Schedler6th Place William Greenleaf7th Place Ann Kromsky8th Place Jonathan Kelner9th Place Patrick Goodwill10th Place Jesse Anttila-HughesGala Speaker Unknown1998 Alumni UpdatesWe welcome and encourage updates on alumni from the Science Talent Search in 1998; please contact...
    16:28 PM, February 25, 2015
  • Science Talent Search 1997

    Top Winner Adam Cohen2nd Place Carrie Shilyansky3rd Place Nicholas Eriksson4th Place Davesh Maulik5th Place Emily Levy6th Place Dev Kumar7th Place Ann Seiferle-Valencia8th Place Dylan Schwindt9th Place Rose Payyapilli10th Place Whitney BoweGala Speaker Unknown1997 Alumni UpdatesWe welcome and encourage updates on alumni from the Science Talent Search in 1997; please contact us with...
    16:26 PM, February 25, 2015
  • Science Talent Search 1996

    Top Winner Jacob Lurie2nd Place Ting Luo3rd Place Matthew Graham4th Place Bruce Haggerty5th Place Aaron Einbond6th Place Daniel Weitz7th Place Brian Hafler8th Place Simon DeDeo9th Place Sidney Chang10th Place Vezen WuGala Speaker Sylvia Earle1996 Alumni UpdatesWe welcome and encourage updates on alumni from the Science Talent Search in 1996; please contact us with information.1996 Finalists ...
    16:26 PM, February 25, 2015
  • Science Talent Search 1995

    Top Winner Irene Chen2nd Place Tracy Phillips3rd Place Martin Stiaszny4th Place Samit Dasgupta5th Place Deborah Yeh6th Place Gina Pertocelli7th Place Aleksandr Khazanov8th Place Griffin Weber9th Place Jordan Cummins10th Place Franz BoasGala Speaker Unknown1995 Alumni UpdatesWe welcome and encourage updates on alumni from the Science Talent Search in 1995; please contact us with information....
    16:25 PM, February 25, 2015
  • Science Talent Search 1994

    Top Winner Forrest Anderson2nd Place Jennifer Lin3rd Place John Staub4th Place Robert Sarvis5th Place Steven Sherman6th Place Flora Tartakovsky7th Place Janos Zahajsky8th Place Jennifer Kalish9th Place Margaret Bothner10th PlaceJamel Oeser-SweatGala Speaker Unknown1994 Alumni UpdatesWe welcome and encourage updates on alumni from the Science Talent Search in 1994; please contact us with...
    16:24 PM, February 25, 2015

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