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BIO 324: Human Genetics: Home

Human Genetics

PubMed Lesson Activity

Peer Review in Three Minutes

What is a Peer Reviewed Article? How do articles get peer reviewed?

Watch this short video to learn more.

How to Read a Scientific Paper

Click the image below to view a short tutorial that will guide you through the parts of a scientific article. Thanks to Michael Fosmire at Purdue University.

How to Read a Scientific Paper (video link)

Research Tools

Primary Sources VS. Secondary Sources


Primary Sources Versus Secondary Sources

Primary Sources Secondary Sources
Direct observation Reviews or remarks
Author is who conducted the research Author did not conduct the research
Usually a research paper, a lab notebook, research data, technical reports, or a conference presentation Includes review article, book, and brief or popular science report about the topic

Keep it Credible

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