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Human Origins

This interactive module allows students to examine fossils of early humans and compare them to modern primates.

Biology of Skin Color

Kenyatta McKie describes how she uses The Biology of Skin Color short film to allow students to think of their own hypothesis on how skin color evolved.

Science Says: Gene editing widely used in range of research

Gene editing is getting fresh attention thanks to a successful lab experiment with human embryos. But for all the angst over possibly altering reproduction years from now, this technology already is used by scientists every day in fields ranging from agriculture to drug development.

Regulation of the Lactase Gene

Fred Wasserman describes how he uses the BioInteractive Regulation of the Lactase Gene Click & Learn activity with his Intro Bio university students. He uses it as a clear-cut example of how humans have evolved.

Coffee and conservation: Mozambique tries both on a mountain

At Mozambique’s Mount Gorongosa — where farmers are being encouraged to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees, both to improve their own lot and to restore the forest — there is a point beyond which visitors are told not to go.

Sex Verification Testing of Athletes

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