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New advances in academia: Oct. 7-14

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Updated: Friday, October 16, 2015

New advances in academia:  Oct. 7-14

Thanks to 'net detectives Brian Shmaefsky, Pat Bowne, and Paul Blumstein

People at work

Gender diversity in science

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/ada-lovelace-and-gender-diversity-in-science/?WT.mc_id=SA_MB_20151014

Full, free blog, lots of links, image from Sci. Am.

Young scientists

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/give-young-scientists-the-keys-to-the-lab/?WT.mc_id=SA_MB_20151014

Full, free essay, links from Sci. Am.

Computers

Protecting your password

http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/security-housekeeping/61168?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en&elq=e0d87c52aec74c7ea82275a51133e58d&elqCampaignId=1593&elqaid=6541&elqat=1&elqTrackId=506991b60910494e996b184272714e4c

Complete, free report from Chron. Hi. Ed.

Test the tutorials: which RAA works on which platforms?

http://faculty.alverno.edu/bowneps/new%20indexes/circindex.html

Free website; get your students to try it also!

What the heck is "clickjacking?"

http://netsecurity.about.com/od/antivirusandmalware/a/The-Dangers-Of-Clickjacking.htm

Website, links

Matters arising generally

Bias safeguards in research: how often?

http://news.sciencemag.org/plants-animals/2015/10/most-animal-research-studies-may-not-avoid-key-biases

Full, free essay, chart, links from Science

Soc. College Sci. Teaching meets March 31-April 3, 2016

http://www.scst.org/

in Nashville, TN

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