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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 788691 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.8.691
Published: 01 October 2016
... invisible wings. It raises images of hospital wards filled with patients dying,” but the text is quick to clarify that viruses are a part of Earth's history and that most viruses don't even cause disease. Roossinck, a professor of plant pathology, environmental microbiology, and biology at the Center for...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825315–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.315
Published: 01 May 2020
...David Wollert CRISPR (also known as CRISPR-Cas9) is a powerful biotechnology tool that gives scientists unprecedented access to the genetic makeup of all living organisms, including humans. It originally evolved as an adaptive immune system in bacteria to defend against viruses. When artificially...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825279–288 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.279
Published: 01 May 2020
...David Wollert CRISPR (also known as CRISPR-Cas9) is a powerful biotechnology tool that gives scientists unprecedented access to the genetic makeup of all living organisms, including humans. It originally evolved as an adaptive immune system in bacteria to defend against viruses. When artificially...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1968; 306486–487 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4442153
Published: 01 August 1968
...Donald Berman Copyright 1968 The National Association of Biology Teachers Selected References Andrewes, C. H. 1967. The natural history of vi- ruses. W. W. Norton and Co., Inc., New York. 237 p. Andrewes The natural history of viruses 1967 Education Committee, Ohio Branch of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1963; 25131–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4440179
Published: 01 January 1963
...Sylvia Frank Bibliography 1 Williams, Greer, VIRUS HUNTERS, Knopf, New York, 1959. Williams VIRUS HUNTERS 1959 2 Burnet, F. M. and W. M. Stanley, THE VIRUSES, 3 vols. Academic, 1929, N. Y. Burnet THE VIRUSES 1929 3 The Rockefeller Institute Quarterly, Spring 1958...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1957; 1919 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4438850
Published: 01 January 1957
... a guide for determining the sequential presenta- tation of instruction, so that the total edu- cational effort produces the desired end prod- uct, a citizen who can vote intelligently on natural resource matters. Viruses Viruses, tiny organisms made of protein and threads of nucleic acid, can grow...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1939; 18175–180 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4436927
Published: 01 May 1939
...L. M. Black 1939] Viruses in Plants 175 Viruses in Plants L. M. BLACK The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, Princeton, N. J. INTRODUCTION Many people are unaware that plants have diseases,-that they are afflicted by the same pathogenic agents as attack ani- mals and man. Fungi, bacteria...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81132–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.32
Published: 01 January 2019
... associated with morbidity and mortality events around the globe. They have also been implicated in population declines and local extirpations of some amphibian species. Many ranaviruses have been subject to intense study by scientists as they seek to understand the impacts of these viruses on a variety of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 778614–619 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.8.8
Published: 01 October 2015
...George P. Smith; Miriam Golomb; Sidney K. Billstein; Stephen Montgomery Smith Microbial cultures swiftly adapt to lethal agents such as antibiotics or viruses by acquiring resistance mutations. Does this remarkable adaptability require a Lamarckian explanation, whereby the agent specifically...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80150–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.50
Published: 01 January 2018
... rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 formative learning salinization viruses horticulture food security...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823162–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.162
Published: 01 March 2020
... superbugs are bacteria, the inaccurate statement that superbugs are viruses was made only by respondents who had not yet visited Tiny Enormous ( Figure 2 ). Respondents who had not visited the installation were also more likely to state only that antibiotics treat “illness” without mentioning...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.62
Published: 01 January 2020
... measure and compare the sizes of different viruses in relation to a human cell. This app also showcases three-dimensional models of nine viruses: rabies, influenza, HIV, Ebola, tobacco mosaic virus, adenovirus, bacteriophage T7, papillomavirus, and Zika. Students can click on the models to rotate them...
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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
... evolutionary principles or medical topics. One MRE is the story of Myxoma viruses and rabbits in Australia ( Figure 1 ), where a virus was released in an attempt to control a growing population of invasive rabbits. While the effort was successful at first, the virus eventually stopped killing rabbits. Not only...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82130–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.30
Published: 01 January 2020
... students, recent outbreaks of Ebola and Zika viruses have been highlighted in the media and are likely to be familiar. Complex disease cases that are relevant to humans offer a strong tool for motivating curiosity. Host–pathogen interactions are some of the most fundamental and fascinating interactions in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82137–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.37
Published: 01 January 2020
... occurred in 1999). And in Africa, the Zika, Ebola, and Chikungunya viruses have caused considerable social and economic losses amid surging morbidity and mortality ( Anderson & May, 1992 ; Metsky et al., 2017 ). A crucial step in preventing and controlling all these diseases is to find the sources of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82111–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.11
Published: 01 January 2020
... life to illustrate content information. During observation, Richard connected content about viruses to a recent, local measles outbreak. Within the first 20 minutes of one lecture we observed, he also touched on how a home pregnancy test works, listed the vaccines he had received before taking a trip...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816387–394 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.387
Published: 01 August 2019
... trinity of HHV-6, HHV-7, and parvovirus B19 might be the cause of CFS/ME ( Chapenko et al., 2012 ). The reactivation of these viruses is accompanied by increased levels of two biochemical compounds that play a central role in inflammation processes: (1) tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) and (2...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816435–441 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.435
Published: 01 August 2019
...: the impact of students' use of remote microscopy on concepts of viruses, scale, and microscopy . Journal of Research in Science Teaching , 40 , 303 – 322 . Jones, M.G. & Taylor, A.R. ( 2009 ). Developing a sense of scale: looking backward . Journal of Research in Science Teaching , 46...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813197–199 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.197
Published: 01 March 2019
.... ( 1988 ). Pasture ecology of barley yellow dwarf viruses at Sandford, Tasmania . Plant Pathology , 37 , 546 – 550 . Landry, M.L. ( 2009 ). Developments in immunologic assays for respiratory viruses . Clinics in Laboratory Medicine , 29 , 635 – 647 . McLaughlin, M.R. , Larsen, R.C...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 812120–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.120
Published: 01 February 2019
... used to construct the organism during development (when, where, and how much those genes are used). Evolution takes millions of years, and thus it is neither an easily observable phenomenon nor a readily tangible concept. Even rapid selective events, such as those occurring in viruses or...