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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 766386–394 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.6.6
Published: 01 August 2014
...Jessica M. Taylor; Rebecca M. Davidson; Michael Strong Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be a serious global health problem, resulting in >1.4 million deaths each year. Of increasing concern is the evolution of antibiotic-resistant strains of the bacterium that causes TB. Using this real-world...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2001; 639648–654 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451211
Published: 01 November 2001
...Richard A. Fluck Copyright National Association of Biology Teachers References Bloom, B.R. & Murray, CJ.L. (1992). Tuberculosis: commen- tary on a reemergent killer. Science, 257, 1055-1064. 10.2307/2879832 1055 Campion, E.W. (1999). Liberty and the control of tuberculo- sis...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 739513–519 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.9.3
Published: 01 November 2011
... eradicated and emerges as the next eradication target, and national programs helped reduce the incidence of tuberculosis in many countries. Other, more recent vaccines have already achieved a visible impact, as revealed by the ability of the hepatitis B vaccine to decrease the number of new hepatitis...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822123–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.123
Published: 01 February 2020
... whether tuberculosis in New World populations reached these populations upon the arrival of Columbus or through some mechanism independent of European colonialists. However, analysis of DNA from lesions in ancient skeletons in Peru suggest that cases of TB in the New World were transmitted from seals...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818533 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.533
Published: 01 October 2019
... for studies of phylogeny. To teach phylogenetic trees, you can use canids or birds, but students are particularly interested if they are tracing the origins of HIV or tuberculosis, or the history of human traits, such as the appendix. Darwin's other question was about why bodies work so well. His...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 8113–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.3
Published: 01 January 2019
... held to be largely hereditary as they persisted in all environments, whether in Africa, Jamaica, or the United States. As if that weren't enough, American blacks also seemed to lack resistance to tuberculosis and typhoid fever, diseases to which their African forebears had never been exposed. Their...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808619–624 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.619
Published: 01 October 2018
..., M. ( 2014 ). Drug-resistant tuberculosis: a genetic analysis using online bioinformatics tools . The American Biology Teacher , 76 , 386 – 394 . Vallenet, D. , Labarre, L. , Rouy, Z. , Barbe, V. , Bocs, S. , Cruveiller, S. & Médigue, C. ( 2006 ). MaGe: a microbial genome...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803191–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.191
Published: 01 March 2018
...) tuberculosis (C) gonorrhea (D) herpes (E) none of the above 38 % 40 % 39 % Table 1. Survey question instrument developed to assess students’ baseline knowledge and attitudes toward GIST. Q1 Are you aware of geographic information systems (GIST)? Q2 Do you use GIST data in your day...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792112–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.112
Published: 01 February 2017
... method for surveying students’ readiness to study evolution . American Biology Teacher , 75 ( 2 ), 102 – 105 . Taylor, J. M. , Davidson, R. M. , & Strong, M. ( 2014 ). Drug-resistant tuberculosis: A genetic analysis using online bioinformatics tools . American Biology Teacher , 76 ( 6...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 788695–698 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.8.695
Published: 01 October 2016
... villages, and given that it shared features with tuberculosis, infection seemed most likely. To help resolve the uncertainty, in 1912, mining baron Robert Thompson and cotton broker Henry McFadden commissioned a report from the New York Post–Graduate Medical School. The team traveled to Spartanburg...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 784351–354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.4.351
Published: 01 April 2016
... shared characteristics with humans (susceptibility to tuberculosis and inability to synthesize vitamin C) make them useful in the study of human diseases and nutrition. The author has provided a nicely organized story of the guinea pig. The images enrich the text. It is a worthwhile read, with the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 783190–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.3.190
Published: 01 March 2016
... respiratory tracts, usually via dust particles or droplet nuclei (residue remaining from droplets that have dried out), which remain suspended in the air for long periods. Only a limited number of diseases, such as tuberculosis and chickenpox, can be transferred via the airborne route, because the pathogen...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 779713–714 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.9.12e
Published: 01 November 2015
...=sort%5Ftitle&m=6&dc=76 ). Most recently, in the journal Science (June 19, 2015, pp. 1312–1314), the badger's role in the dispersion of tuberculosis was discussed in relationship to how the “social acceptability” or the vector plays a role in how infection is controlled. This topic is also...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 769643–647 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.14
Published: 01 November 2014
... .......................5:333-I Using the Eastern Hellbender Salamander in a High School Genetics & Ecological Conservation Activity .......................5:338-I Drug-resistant Tuberculosis: A Genetic Analysis Using Online Bioinformatics Tools .......................6:386-I, 6:OL-I An Economical Approach...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 748551–556 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.8.4
Published: 01 October 2012
... topics. Tuberculosis is a topic. Some issues that could be derived from it include “How should limited funding be allocated to address tuberculosis worldwide?” and “How should we deal with the developing drug resistance of the bacteria that cause tuberculosis?” Issues can range from broad and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 746381–385 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.6.5
Published: 01 August 2012
... should emphasize that with the process of tattooing comes health risks. Epidermal puncturing provides an avenue for bacteria and viruses to enter the body. Unsanitary tattooing conditions have been responsible for spreading hepatitis B and C, HIV/AIDS, tentanus , tuberculosis, and serious bacterial...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 745344–347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.5.13
Published: 01 May 2012
... already had a flourishing career as a sculptor. They bought the 9000 acres, including four former plantations, that became Brookgreen to provide a venue to display her work and also because she had developed tuberculosis and the South Carolina climate provided an escape from New York winters. Anna’s...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 742132–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.2.16
Published: 01 February 2012
... distinct result of evolving cranial development. Or the capacity to choke on food ( Gazzaniga, 2008 , p. 45; Shubin, 2008 , p. 189). Or back pain and knee injuries, to go along with our walking upright. Or genetically based susceptibility to tuberculosis and malaria ( Culotta, 2005 , p. 1468). Along with...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 739557–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.9.10
Published: 01 November 2011
... reminder that, especially in the tiny microbial world, just because a researcher can't detect something, that doesn't mean it's not happening. This cryptic dormancy might also account for disease recurrence in cases of infections like tuberculosis. There may be a small number of dormant cells and a few of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 739528–536 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.9.5
Published: 01 November 2011
... Microbial Life Plasmodium malariae HIV Principles of Microscopy Magnification, Resolution Treponema pallidum Poxviruses Specimen Preparation and Staining Fixation, Simple Stains, Differential Staining, Gram Staining Klebsiella pneumoniae Mycobacterium tuberculosis Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic...