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Infectious Disease Infographic (pgs. 18-19) Bloom DE and Cadarette D (2019) Infectious Disease Threats in the Twenty-First Century: Strengthening the Global Response. Frontiers in Immunology 10:549. DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.00549.

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Why use flat images from a textbook when your students can explore cell structure in 3D?

Huremovic D (2019) Brief History of Pandemics. Psychiatry of Pandemics May 16:7-35. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-15346-5 2.

Explore representative plant, animal and bacteria cells with vivid 3D models using HudsonAlpha iCell ® .

Madhav N. et al (2017) Pandemics: Risks, Impacts and Mitigation. In: Disease Control Priorities: Improving Health and Reducing Poverty . 3rd edition. Jamison DT, Gelband H, Horton S, et al., editors. Washington (DC): The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank

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Investigate key advances in agriculture and biotechnology to solve a real-world agricultural challenge. This free digital resource utilizes the HudsonAlpha Progress of Science Biotechnology Timeline.

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Pg. 7: Chestnuts courtesy of TACF, Dog courtesty of Unsplash: Joshua Chun.


Pg. 10: Cosmo the bull courtesy of Alison Van Eenennaam at University of California, Davis.

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Work together on this interactive game to ensure the health and safety of a deep space crew while learning the complexity of common disease.

Touching Triton engages students in a long-term space flight storyline while helping them build an understanding of common complex disease risk.


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