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The Curious Young Writers blog provides a platform for publishing student writing that describes a nontraditional animal model and its role in advancing understanding of a specific disease, disorder, or medical condition. Each juried entry is authored by a pre-collegiate student who researches and writes about uncommon animals that are helping researchers find better answers to some age-old health questions. Know a Curious Young Writer who might want to participate? It's at http://curiousyoungwriters.wordpress.com/

 

This thread was posted on July 3, 2013 at 8:46 AM ET by James O'Reilly.
  |   2 Replies   |   Last on 7/9/2013 at 10:53 AM ET
Re: Curious Young Writers

What a great opportunity for students to learn about animal models and reasearch! Maybe it could be incorporated as a class project after using this Science and Ethics of Animal Research Curriculum from the Archive - http://www.apsarchive.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=6418

This was posted on July 8, 2013 at 3:52 PM ET by Miranda Byse.
Re: Re: Curious Young Writers

Great idea! We could have an Archive contest each year. Something to bring up with Education Committee perhaps? I'll see if Mike Wyss will join the conversation.

 

This was posted on July 9, 2013 at 10:53 AM ET by Marsha Matyas.