Tutoring Biology 12, you cover LH and FSH.  Today, the biology tutor introduces them with reference to the male; the female will be next time. FSH stands for follicle stimulating hormone.  To my knowledge, males don’t even have follicles; females …

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Tutoring physics or chemistry, solutions to problems are often given in scientific notation.  The tutor asks, “Is your calculator set conveniently?” Let’s imagine you have a physics problem whose solution is given by the following calculation: v = √(1.55×10-9) Of …

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Tutoring biology, the cell is fundamental.  Heading towards another weekend Biology 12 workshop, the biology tutor recalls Bruce Willis’s advice in Last Boy Scout: “Be prepared.” A cell, like anyone, needs storage.  More than that, it needs storage for different purposes. …

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