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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825328–332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.328
Published: 01 May 2020
... supermarket and should be considered safe, but consumption of these commercial products should take place in a cafeteria. Yogurt produced in the laboratory was simply discarded after being analyzed. Yogurt produced in the laboratory should not be tasted. American Society for Microbiology (ASM) biosafety level...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818592 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.592
Published: 01 October 2019
.... Von Frisch used both observation and training to uncover aspects of animal behavior, including the senses of taste and sound in fishes; the senses of color, smell, and taste in bees; and, of course, the famous communication dances of honeybees. Several experiments are described in detail, emphasizing...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814229–233 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.229
Published: 01 April 2019
... pictures and picking up fruit from the ground, weighing it in their hands, smelling it repeatedly, trying to open the fruit, or dropping it on the ground to listen to the sound. One student wanted to know how the plant could be grown from seed. Others asked whether they could taste the fruit, indicating a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813146–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.146
Published: 01 March 2019
... (pp. 117 – 129 ). Rotterdam, The Netherlands : Sense . Dempewolf, H. & Rieseberg, L.H. ( 2007 ). Adaptive evolution: the legacy of past giants . Current Biology , 17 , 773 – 774 . Fergus, C. ( 2002 ). Trees of Pennsylvania and the Northeast . Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809661–667 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.661
Published: 01 November 2018
... showing the selected figures from four modules to link three organ systems for the actions of cranial sensory and motor functions: smell, vision, eyelid and eyeball movement, chewing, taste, facial expression, salivation, equilibrium and hearing, swallowing, taste, and somatic sensation from body, head...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808608–618 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.608
Published: 01 October 2018
... organisms to sense magnetic fields. We then outline an exercise that uses common pill bugs ( Armadillidium vulgare ) to examine whether a pulsed magnetic field affects their directional preference. The first part of the experiment includes the construction and visual testing of a pulse magnetizer built...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 798671–677 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.671
Published: 01 October 2017
... multimillion-dollar return on investment was being realized to commercialize their prized “Heaven Dew,” to be marketed worldwide as a natural taste of the tropics. A water-bottling pilot plant was set up on the island. Episode 4: Island Crisis December: Some loggerhead sea turtles washed up dead on the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 795387–392 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.5.387
Published: 01 May 2017
... water. Abnormal levels of protein in urine are simulated by the non-ionized salt. Table 5 indicates the expected results for Charlie and the standards. When regulatory cells in the brain sense an increase in blood osmolarity, the thirst response is triggered. The combination of drinking water (and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793225–232 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.225
Published: 01 March 2017
... of multiple layers of flavor and a taste that becomes more defined the longer you stir it. This lesson will challenge students to answer the question, What is the role of insect emergence in connecting aquatic and terrestrial habitats and organisms? The instructor should lead a discussion to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79295–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.95
Published: 01 February 2017
... Science Standards and the Advanced Placement curriculum. Table 1. Common troglodyte characteristics ( Gross, 2012 ; McGaugh et al., 2014 ; Protas et al., 2007 ; Retaux & Caslane, 2013 ). Characteristics Blindness Loss of pigmentation Enhanced tactile & chemical senses...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 788657–661 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.8.657
Published: 01 October 2016
... the interface of lithosphere and atmosphere. Living organisms make use of these molecules, sequestering them from the air or aqueous solution to gain matter, energy, and, via the “chemical” senses of taste or smell, information. The sensual perception of a scent thus shows us to be truly embedded in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 786448–455 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.6.448
Published: 01 August 2016
... feel a sense of ownership of the project. Suggestions for training TAs to do this will also be discussed in the forthcoming publication mentioned above. Though an excellent approach for introducing undergraduates to research and the process of science, CUREs can be challenging to implement on a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 785380–384 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.5.380
Published: 01 May 2016
... looks like bad-tasting prey they have experienced before is also bad-tasting. The mimic benefits because the predator assumes that the current experience would be the same as a previous one. It is important to note that parsimony is an epistemological concept, not an ontological one: that is, parsimony...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78162–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.62
Published: 01 January 2016
...Matthew M. Graziose Research into human eating behavior is complex. Innate preferences for sweet and aversions to bitter tastes may explain why we choose certain foods. Some segments of the population, called “supertasters,” are more sensitive to bitter-tasting foods because of a genetic...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 778620–623 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.8.9
Published: 01 October 2015
... remind them that starch is a polysaccharide and that sugars are also carbohydrate components. Through discussion, you can coax the idea that starch must have been broken down to sugar as the banana ripened. Since they already know that ripe bananas taste sweet, starch breakdown usually makes sense...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 778577–582 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.8.3
Published: 01 October 2015
... ). PTC: genes and bitter taste . [Online.] Available at http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/inheritance/ptc/ . Glass, W.G. , McDermott, D.H. , Lim, J.K. , Lekhong, S. , Frank, W.A. , Pape, J. et al. ( 2006 ). CCR5 deficiency increases risk of symptomatic West Nile virus infection...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 777517–525 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.7.6
Published: 01 September 2015
... colony 4 Ecophysiology 13. Which environmental conditions (humidity, temperature, and light intensity) do ants prefer? 14. What do ants like to smell, taste, or walk on? 5 Chemical ecology 15. Blue ants: Division of labor in an ant colony 16. Intruder inside the nest 17...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 758583–586 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.8.11
Published: 01 October 2013
...://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2013 Tongue map taste senses tasting experimental design hypotheses testing Lemon slices (sour) Sugar Salt Instant coffee (bitter) Raw potato (no flavor), control or not used Jalapeño lollipops (capsaicin) Tomato paste (umami) Chicken broth...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 759723–727 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.9.20
Published: 01 November 2013
..........................7:455-F Starch test.......................6:421-Q Statistics.......................4:269-I, 6:402-RL Taste senses.......................8:583-H Taxonomy.......................4:257-A Testability.......................2:130-Q Tissue biopsy.......................8:559-I...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 759670–676 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.9.8
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Most mammals have about 1000 different kinds of odor receptors, each of which binds to one kind of odorant molecule. This gives mammals an excellent sense of smell. Primates, including humans, have only about 300 different kinds of odor receptors. It is likely that when primates developed good color...