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✔️ Herd immunity, big ideas, immune effects of diet, light control of cells, more! TAPP Science & Education Updates - Issue #17

Kevin Patton
Kevin Patton
We have many diverse topics in today’s newsletter!

Life Science
Core Concept: Herd immunity is an important—and often misunderstood—public health phenomenon | PNAS
The H5N8 Bird Flu and Why We Should Pay Attention
Scientists Map Gene Changes Underlying Brain and Cognitive Decline in Aging
Eating a Western Diet Impairs the Immune System in the Gut – May Increase Risk of Inflammation, Infection
News Feature: How “forever chemicals” might impair the immune system | PNAS
Using Light to Control Cells Holds Promise across the Body - Scientific American
To the Brain, a Tool Is Just a Tool, Not a Hand Extension - Scientific American
Scented Candles: Aromatherapy or Silent Killers?
Teaching & Learning
Videos: A Sampling of Virtual Lab Tours | The Scientist Magazine®
The Pandemic's Next Effect: A Giant Wave of Disabling Grief - Scientific American
TAPP News & Notes
If you’re going to the HAPS Virtual Conference, be sure to attend the sponsored workshop that I’m co-presenting with Terry Thompson, Frank Bell, and Peggie Williamson. It’s Big Ideas: Helping Students Connect Core Concepts in A&P on Sunday May 23 at 11:45am ET (10:45 CT) on Floor F. Bonus: opportunity for a free membership in The A&P Professor Community (the moderated, private interactive community for A&P faculty).
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