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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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Web of Science Workshops: April

Web of Science is a great research tool for information in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. It offers a unified platform that integrates all data and search terms together so that you can conduct one search to find all … 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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MOOCs and BOLOs at GSU

Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs are a new way of teaching and learning.  MOOC’s are large scale internet classes that have seen an increase in popularity.  GSU is leading the way by adopting a new policy that could allow students … Continue reading

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IEEE Xplore not just for Computer Science

While IEEE Xplore is a resource mainly used by Computer Science, it is also a great resource for information on technical devices including those used in neuroscience, business, health, genetics, biomedical and physics. IEEE Xplore describes itself as a powerful online resource … Continue reading

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Need a Science Video?

Looking for a video for instruction or need help learning a lab technique?  Videos can greatly aide in the understanding of basic and complex techniques.  Two resources for faculty and students are: Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer reviewed, … Continue reading

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Can Online Games Solve Science Questions?

Started as an academic collaboration of computer scientists and biological scientists, these multiplayer social online games use crowdsourcing solutions for scientifc problems. These games are pioneering a completely new way to do science by helping researchers crack the hidden secrets of protein folding and … Continue reading

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New Biology Books: Molecular Cloning: A Laboratory Manual

The GSU Library now has Molecular Cloning: A Laboratory Manual (4th Edition) by authors Micheal Green and Joe Sambrook.   This 3 volume set builds upon the work from previous editions and includes specific chapters and protocols commissioned for the book from expert … Continue reading

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GSU neuroscientist receives $1.3 million grant to study circadian rhythm

Congratulations to H. Elliott Albers, Regents’ Professor of Neuroscience and Director of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience on being the recipient of a National Institutes of Health $1.3 million grant.  The four-year grant is to study circadian rhythm which is the body’s … Continue reading

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Mathematics, Paper Folding, and Viruses

An intriguing, easy to read, and recent addition to the library is the book entitled “A Mathematical Tapestry: Demonstrating the Beautiful Unity of Mathematics” by Peter Hilton and Jean Pedersen.  This book examines polyhedral geometry, number theory, combinatorial geometry, and … Continue reading

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