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News we can use: March 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, March 11, 2016
Updated: Monday, March 21, 2016

News we can use: March 11-18

Thanks to 'net detectives Adam Kallmeyer, Paul Blumstein, Terry Thompson, and Peter English

Women in the history of science and medicine

Linda Buck: Nobel prize for genes in sense receptors

http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2004/buck-bio.html

Free autobiography from website

Margaret Wilcox, inventor of syringe

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-48EAaU1BevM/VmGRactsvEI/AAAAAAACfRQ/8HHeThKoNPI/s1600/6.png

Website

Jennifer Doudna: gene editing pioneer honored

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2016/03/jennifer-doudna-honored-women-science-award?et_cid=5184103&et_rid=54713780&type=headline&et_cid=5184103&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2farticles%2f2016%2f03%2fjennifer-doudna-honored-women-science-award%3fet_cid%3d5184103%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26type%3dheadline

Complete, free report, image from Biosci. tech.

Lynn Margulis: endomutualism discovery

http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/history_24

Website, images, linked citations

Opportunities

Apply to be Editor-in chief of BioScience

https://www.aibs.org/classifieds/aibs_positions_available.html?utm_source=AIBS+Master+List&utm_campaign=aa98122dc1-AIBS_PR_Jan516&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_def270e561-aa98122dc1-171123534#40314

Website

Encourage applicants for Young scientist prize

http://www.sciencemag.org/prizes/scilifelab?et_rid=51728656&et_cid=341203

Free site from Science

Professionally

Will there be a big change in peer-reviews?

http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/is-scientific-publishing-about-to-be-disrupted-asapbio-briefly-explained/109494?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=5acfe31851f24b3697f2ccd2f0ec6512&elq=20dbeba2ad014bbab34813eeb8f61f5a&elqaid=8279&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2680

Complete, free report, video, links from Chron. hi. ed.

Take the lab safety quiz!

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/45371/title/LabQuiz--Laboratory-Safety/

Free from The Scientist

Changes in tenure policy at U. Wisconsin

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/03/11/u-wisconsin-board-regents-approves-new-tenure-policies-despite-faculty-concerns?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=b5d583b912-DNU20160311&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-b5d583b912-199141673

Full, free essay, links from Inside hi. ed.

Teaching

Trying to cram everything in during last 5 class minutes?

http://chronicle.com/article/Small-Changes-in-Teaching-The/235583?cid=oh&utm_source=oh&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=50d888d88b27494fa1030f9002572ee6&elq=ea074040392d44088e52a08fbadb54dc&elqaid=8202&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2634

Complete, free report, links from Chron. hi. ed.

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