Cynthia A . Wei

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This is the first in a series of articles exploring some of the approaches advocated in the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s (AAAS) Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education (AAAS, 2011a), an effort within the biology community to address the needs of undergraduate education in the life sciences (Woodin et al., 2009, 2010) in(More)
0003-3472/$38.00 The Association for the Study of A doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2008.12.031 Honeybees and other insects departing from a newly discovered food source perform ‘learning flights’, which provide them with visual information that will guide their return. Previously, we showed that durations of learning flights are modulated in response to spatial(More)
In 1996, elementary school students in Marshall County, Kentucky, were ordered to turn in their science textbooks. After the books were returned, students found two pages of each textbook were glued together. The pages were glued by order of the school superintendent because they contained a scientific explanation of the origin of the universe but not a(More)
The question of whether there are links between our genetic makeup and the way we behave has long puzzled humans. With the publication of the human genome we may finally be on the verge of answering this tantalising question. Some scientists hope ultimately to be able to predict behaviour by simply looking at our genetic makeup. Unfortunately, humans are(More)
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