Science News

Through the current events assignment, students submit summaries and opinions of recent articles pertaining to biology or chemistry.  Because of this, my students have unintentionally become my primary source of new findings in science.  I hope to share some of their most interesting findings here.  Enjoy!

 


July 2017:

Controversial Bioethics: First genetic modification of a human embryo

http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/27/health/crispr-human-embryos-genome-editing-bn/index.html


March 2017:

Change in Dinosaur family tree

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/03/t-rex-gets-new-home-shakeup-dino-family-tree


December 2016:

First Dinosaur Tail Found Preserved in Amber… with feathers!

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/12/feathered-dinosaur-tail-amber-theropod-myanmar-burma-cretaceous/