What the Wuhan coronavirus does to make people severely ill

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As Wuhan coronavirus cases increase, we’re finding out just how it causes illness. This explainer article helps students understand how respiratory disease illnesses work and the various reasons people succumb to them. Suitable for years 8 and 11/12 studying Biological … Continued

Sean Geoghegan – Meet a Medical Physicist

Careers in STEM don't always follow a linear path and people don't always know what they're going to be when they grow up. Watch this career profile to find out about the importance of medical physicists in Australia, what they … Continued

Bittersweet

Topics: Biological Sciences - Cells; The Body; Genetics Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function Years: 8, 9, 10 Relevant for Years 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 Health and Physical Education Curriculum … Continued

Virtual Humans

Topics: Biological Sciences - The Body Additional: Careers, Technology; Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function Years: 8, 9, 10 Virtual Humans Video length: 6:20m Imagine a future where a complete copy of you can be created … Continued

Hybrid sheep-human embryos – transplant hopes and ethics

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Cells; The Body; Genetics Additional - Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function Years: 8 Birds and mammals beat lizards and amphibians to survive climate change Hybrid sheep-human embryos bring transplant hopes Hybrid … Continued

Gene Editing News

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Topics: Biological Sciences – Cells; Reproduction; The Body; Genetics Additional: Careers Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function Years: 8, 9, 10 Modified CRISPR gene editing technique is much more precise Modified CRISPR gene editing technique is much … Continued

CRISPR and Human Embryos

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Topics: Biological Sciences – Cells; The Body; Genetics Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function; Diversity and Evolution Years: 8, 10 Video length: 2:15m If you've heard about the gene editing CRIPSR, you know that scientists are hailing it as … Continued