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That Has Got To Hurt!

Every month, students can learn about a new biomedical breakthrough at What A Year! It's a free project from MSMR that you can find at



MSMR is a Partner in the APS Life Science Teaching Resource Community.

Do you know about the APS collaborative digital library? The American Physiological Society and its partners have posted thousands of items, from curricula to K -12 projects to videos to individual images to graduate-level articles. The Archive is searchable on numerous characteristics and is free to students and teacher. Browse and check it out, here.



Learn About the Great Careers in Laboratory Animal Science

If you want to work with animals and have a career with real growth and advancement possibilities, learn more about laboratory animal science. We've set up a whole section of our website. Just click here.

MSMR works with teachers and parents to bring speakers to class to discuss science, research, risk, and animal care in ways appropriate to high school students. If you’d like to know more about our Science Beat program, including laboratory visits, e-mail us here. Tell us your name, the school, town and grade, your phone number and the best time to get in touch with you. The Science Beat program is open to all schools in Massachusetts.


The following resources are also available for download here:

Breakfast for the Brain Archive Breakfast for the Brain© is an MSMR public outreach initiative designed to help secondary-level educators and biomedical professionals turn news and trends in biomedical and biological research into educational experiences for students and the public. The entire 30-publication archive is now available free and on line here.

Bubbles, Babies and Biology: The Story of Surfactant is a 16-page booklet explaining how medical scientists approached, researched, and eventually unraveled the mystery illness once known as hyaline membrane disease that killed over 10,000 newborns per year in the US. Fully illustrated. Produced by FASEB and available in PDF format on-line by clicking here.

Human and Animal Disease Fact Sheets are concise preécis sheets describing a variety of diseases and conditions, their research history, and the specific role animals have played in advancing research. To learn more, click here. To get the latest word on a disease or condition, in detail and with full references, read an MSMR Monograph, available only in digital format and only here.

LAB Notes: Toxicology covers risk assessment and the science of toxicology. There are descriptions of accompanying classroom activities. To learn more about LAB Notes: Toxicology, click here. To download a copy of LAB Notes: Toxicology, click here.

LAB Notes: Nutrition is a fun, informative 16-page introduction to nutrition and nutrition science for students in grades 7 and higher. Download it free by clicking here

The MSMR Monographs are fully referenced and detailed tools that help you understand a disease or condition. As a starting point for class discussions, term papers and science projects, they are unparalleled. To view the current Monographs (Adobe Acrobat required), click here.



Science Matters In Massachusetts


A public awareness campaign sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the Massachusetts Assocation of Science Teachers (MAST).


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