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Science Reads of 2014

Photo of three stacked books.

Looking for some non-assigned reading? Want to learn something new? Try one of these science books published in the last year; each has been featured on a list of best books or best science books of 2014 from publications such … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Nervous Systems and Control of Behavior

Crustacean Nervous Systems and Their Control of Behavior

Congratulations to Dr. Charles Derby, of the Neuroscience Institute, on the publication of his co-edited book Nervous Systems and Control of Behavior, volume 3 of the The Natural History of Crustacea series. From the publishers’ website: Crustacean Nervous Systems and … Continue reading

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New Database: JoVE Neuroscience

The Georgia State University Library now has access to JoVE Neuroscience. JoVE Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary section of the Journal of Visualized Experiments: a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical and physical research … Continue reading

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Kim Huhman named as a Distinguised University Professor

Congratulations Kim Huhman of the Neuroscience Institute for being named Distinguished University Professor in recognition of her outstanding work in research, teaching, and mentoring students in research. Most humans experience social stress as the result of exposure to bullying, abuse … Continue reading

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PubMed Workshops Rescheduled: April 1-11, 2014

PubMed is a database with over 23 million records and 5 thousand plus journals going back to 1946. As a free service provided by the National Library of Medicine it is the most important resource for medical literature in the … Continue reading

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Contagion: Movie Screening + CDC Panel

The Atlanta Science Festival is screening the movie Contagion as part of its Science on the Screen programming.  Dr. Harold Jaffe, Associate Director for Science at CDC, will moderate and a panel of three CDC scientists will discuss the movie. … Continue reading

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Georgia State at the Atlanta Science Festival, March 22-29

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Photo courtesy of Kevin Harber on Flickr. (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Whether you’re science faculty, a science major, or just looking for interesting events, the Atlanta Science Festival has something for you. As one of the Atlanta Science Festival sponsors, Georgia … Continue reading

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Sort by Relevance in PubMed

PubMed has added a new Display Settings option to sort your search results by relevance. The relevance sort order for search results is based on an algorithm that analyzes each PubMed citation that includes the search terms. For each search … Continue reading

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“One brilliant idea… high-quality, free, open texts, and resources.” –openstaxcollege.org

Concerns over the high cost of college and student debt extends to the high costs of textbooks. But oftentimes, it doesn’t need to. There are many free or affordable solutions.  OpenStax College may be an option for your course. If … Continue reading

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Web of Science Redesign

The new Web of Science provides a simplified search with clearer results and a single interface.  This redesign makes it: easier to start a search easier to review results, and easier to discover related research with linked data. Enhancements that … Continue reading

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