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Neuroscience in the News Assignment Guidelines Due date: Tuesday November 22, 2011 Length: 1 page, single-sided, double-spaced in size 11 font (or similar) Bring printed hardcopy to class – no exceptions. Find a current news article about a recent neuroscience discovery, preferably something related to developmental neurobiology. This can be a finding that was presented at this year’s annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience ( http://sfn.org/am2011/ ). Write a brief summary of the article. If possible, connect the findings with topics discussed in this course (e.g. molecules, proliferation, axon growth, brain patterning, neurodevelopmental
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Unformatted text preview: disorders, etc.). State why this particular study interests you. Include the source of your article as well as the names of the scientists who performed the study (and their institutions, if available). Suggested sites to find articles: Society for Neuroscience webpage: http://sfn.org/am2011/ Orange County Register webpage: http://www.ocregister.com/ New York Times webpage: http://www.nytimes.com/ Los Angeles Time webpage: http://www.latimes.com/ Websites of foundations that support research in neuroscience Examples: Autism Speaks American Heart Association March of Dimes Foundation...
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