9-22-08_kinetics1A

9-22-08_kinetics1A - Tick: Well, once again, my friend, we...

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Tick : Well, once again, my friend, we find that science is a two-headed beast. One head is nice, it gives us aspirin and other modern conveniences. .. But the other head of science is bad. Oh, beware the other head of science, Arthur. It bites
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Written assignment #1 2.5 single-spaced pages (or 5 double spaced pages maximum), 1-1.25” margins, 12 point font Summarize the article for an educated layperson aka “How would I explain this research to my grandmother?” Worth 5% of total grade PDFs of papers are posted on Blackboard in a folder titled “Papers for Written Assignments”
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Parts of report What is the research question being addressed and why is the research question important or significant? What were the experimental methods used? Describe the methods in enough detail so that someone can understand the idea of the methods and understand the results. What were the experimental results and the interpretations of those results (the conclusions)? Suggest one future research avenue that would extend the results or address an unanswered question in the report.
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If you don’t understand something, look it up and cite it Some useful sites for information on cell biology: Many of the articles will have supplementary information available, often containing more detailed Methods information. Articles referred to in the paper, especially in introduction or Methods section Molecular Biology of the Cell, Alberts, free online edition PubMed medical literature database http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=pubmed Purdue University Libraries and electronic holdings http://www.lib.purdue.edu/#ejournals Online information sources, such as www.wikipedia.org (only as a starting point. look at the article’s sources and try to find those or related peer-reviewed sources or textbooks)
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Citations must include: Book or journal title Article or chapter title Authors Publication year If a journal, volume, issue, and page numbers If a book, edition of book If an electronic resource, provide web address. Again, sites that are
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