As a science instructor, I am always looking for current event topics for my introductory biology classes, or for something for the students to read before coming to class. While Twitter is great, chasing down articles based on 140 word snippets, especially when class is starting in a few moments, can be maddening. One solution that I found for this was FlipBoard, which has provided me with a quick way of loading interesting articles, along with their cover images and summaries, into one
Fear is in the air once again: An Ebola epidemic. ISIS atrocities. Another senseless school shooting. What’s going on here? We want to feel safe. We want our families to be safe. Yet, every time we turn on the news (in all the many forms we receive it today), panic-inducing stories bombard our brains. We […]
Massive storms on Uranus baffle scientists. Astronomers have detected a wave of powerful storms touching down on the planet Uranus, surprising scientists who previously […] Read more
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