Search the Science Primary Literature Database

Students, Educators: use the Science Primary Literature Database … Available at no cost; curated and updated; search for articles, books, and images that actual college and university students have found useful for papers, projects, labs, and experiments, plus links to full text and links to citing publications. Database help See also — Science Sources/Bibliographies (starter bibliographies on a range of science topics) Subject Guides (Agriculture,…

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Most-read Science topics (quick post)

Over the last year (since September 2018), the top 5 posts searched and read on Science Connections have been: The impact of sea level rise on Florida–and the world Consumer DNA testing–no oversight, no peer review, only estimates Looking to the past for an alternative to cement Facial recognition and privacy Now that China will no longer take it, the U.S. and other countries will…

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China’s burgeoning scientific muscle

News: It’s well-known that the publication of scientific research in the form of journal articles especially (but also books, book chapters, and other formats) has skyrocketed. The increases have been seemingly exponential since the 1960’s. Multiple factors account for this explosion of publication, But, at the base, the reward system in academia continues to favor research and publication over teaching and service. “Publish or perish”…

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Science Primary Literature Database–last 5 added

The Science Primary Literature Database provides access to primarily journal articles and book chapters that have been found useful by college and university science students.  The publications included in the Database have been both used and cited by multiple students and highly cited in the peer-reviewed scientific literature. The Database continues to grow as new items are identified. The last 5 items added to the Database are…

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