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  • Great Transitions Interactive: Human Origins

    Great Transitions Interactive: Human Origins

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    Examine fossil skeletons and footprints of early humans and compare them to skeletons of modern humans and chimpanzees to discover how different traits have evolved over time.

  • Sex Verification Testing of Athletes

    Sex Verification Testing of Athletes

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    This interactive explores the biology of sex determination and development in humans, set against the backdrop of the different sex testing policies implemented throughout sports history.

  • Genetic Mutations and Disease Interactive

    Genetic Mutations and Disease Interactive

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    This interactive focuses on the roles of germline and somatic cell mutations in human disease. It supports the 2013 Holiday Lectures on Science, Medicine in the Genomic Era.

  • How Animals Use Sound to Communicate

    How Animals Use Sound to Communicate

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    Using elephants, finches, bats, and moths, as case studies, explore different aspects of how animals use sound to communicate.

  • Virus Explorer

    Virus Explorer

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    Explore the similarities and differences of a variety of viruses by sorting them based on structure, genomic make-up, host range, transmission mechanism, and vaccine availability.

  • Alzheimer’s Disease: Piecing Together the Evidence

    Alzheimer’s Disease: Piecing Together the Evidence

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    This interactive explores evidence from brain anatomy, tissue histology, and genetic studies to reveal possible targets for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

  • WildCam Lab

    WildCam Lab

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    The WildCam Lab is a part of WildCam Gorongosa, an online citizen science platform where users identify animals in trail camera photos. Using the WildCam Lab, students can investigate ecological questions and test hypotheses by exploring trail camera data using an interactive map. 

  • Comparative Anatomy of the Domestic Chicken

    Comparative Anatomy of the Domestic Chicken

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    Trace the evolutionary history of birds by comparing the shapes and structures of certain bones in a chicken to those of some of its extinct and living relatives. Also available in Spanish.

  • WildCam Gorongosa

    WildCam Gorongosa

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    Researchers in Gorongosa National Park use remote trail cameras to study the park’s wildlife. You can contribute to this important research through WildCam Gorongosa, an online citizen science platform.

  • Vertebrate Circulatorium

    Vertebrate Circulatorium

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    Compare and contrast the anatomy of the heart and the circulatory systems of major vertebrate groups and gain insights into their evolution.

  • Explore Your Inner Animals

    Explore Your Inner Animals

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    This interactive explores different anatomical features of the human body and what they reveal about the evolutionary history we share with other organisms, including earlier, long-extinct species.

  • Sorting Finch Species

    Sorting Finch Species

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    Finches discriminate between members of their own species and those of a closely related species based on song and appearance.

  • Skeletons Reveal Human and Chimpanzee Evolution

    Skeletons Reveal Human and Chimpanzee Evolution

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    Comparing features of a 4.4-million-year-old fossil skeleton to those of human and chimpanzee skeletons sheds light on our evolutionary history.

  • From Birds to People: The West Nile Virus Story

    From Birds to People: The West Nile Virus Story

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    West Nile virus infects mosquitoes, birds, and people—with very different consequences.

  • Stopping Mosquito-Borne Disease

    Stopping Mosquito-Borne Disease

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    Learn about the nature of vector-borne diseases, and the life cycle of the dengue vector mosquito.

  • Symbiotic Bioluminescence

    Symbiotic Bioluminescence

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    Explore the biology of the symbiotic relationship between the Hawaiian Bobtail squid and bioluminescent bacteria Vibrio fischeri.

  • Electrical Activity of Neurons

    Electrical Activity of Neurons

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    Measuring neuronal activity, generating action potentials, and recording the firing of individual neurons.

  • Neural Control of Walking and Running

    Neural Control of Walking and Running

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    Different gaits employed by animals and how the nervous system is able to switch between them. Also available in Spanish.

  • Cells of the Immune System

    Cells of the Immune System

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    An overview of the immune system, concentrating on the roles played by B and T lymphocytes, and the antigen-presentation system.

  • Tissue Regeneration in Animals

    Tissue Regeneration in Animals

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    An overview and comparison of different regenerative capabilities in many different organisms.

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