TAPP Radio Episode 16
How Do YOU Pronounce It?
0:50 | New & Notes: pig brains, new form of DNA, TAPP Radio, HAPS road trip
9:25 | Featured topic: pronunciation of scientific terms
19:08 | The A&P Student
1 | News & Notes
Pig brains kept alive in the lab.
- Scientists ‘keep pigs’ brains alive without a body for up to 36 hours’ (article in The Guardian)
- Researchers are keeping pig brains alive outside the body (report in MIT Technology Review)
- Researchers Succeed in Keeping Disembodied Pig Brains Alive (article in The Scientist)
New DNA Structure
- BREAKING: Scientists have confirmed a new DNA structure inside human cells (brief illustrated article)
- I-motif DNA structures are formed in the nuclei of human cells (journal article)
How to access journal articles: ask your librarian!
What is TAPP?
Your road trip on TAPP!
2 | How Do YOU Pronounce It?
Pronunciations in any language differ for a variety of reasons. This happens in A&P terminology, too.
- How do you pronounce it? (Kevin’s blog post on this topic)
- Dorland’s Medical Dictionary (a respected standard)
- Kenneth S. Saladin (I mention Ken’s workshops on pronunciation)
3 | The A&P Student
Kevin’s blog for A&P students has many bits of advice to help students succeed in their A&P course.
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