Browse news articles connected to BioInteractive classroom resources to infuse current events into science teaching. The articles come from trusted news outlets, such as the Associated Press (AP) and The Atlantic, and other sources chosen for use in the classroom.

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The Dark Side of Light

Beneath the surface of one of Germany’s deepest lakes, researchers are studying the hidden effects of artificial light.

Scientists rethink Alzheimer’s, diversifying the drug search

When researchers at the University of Kentucky compare brains donated from people who died with dementia, very rarely do they find one that bears only Alzheimer’s trademark plaques and tangles — no other damage. That hard-won lesson helps explain how scientists are rethinking Alzheimer’s.

Me, Myself, and a Hundred Trillion: Dining with your Gut Microbiome

Do you really want to eat that second slice of cake?

Oh, no — you look great! I only ask because it may not actually be you who wants it.

Let me explain. What if I told you that there were a few trillion extra cells inside your body scarfing down the food you eat, cont