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Bio 100 - Today's Science Article Summaries

2. Find Your Articles

After thoroughly examining your assignment, now it's time to look for your biology articles in the Today's Science database. Step-by-step instructions are included below the database.

First, click on the link to the Today's Science database:

Step-by-Step Instructions:

Click on the three lines in the top left corner next to "Today's Science."

Homepage of Today's Science with arrows pointing to lines next to Today's Science to show where to see topic list.

Then, from the list of science topics, select "Biology."

Biology section of the topic index

Browse through the topics and select an article you find interesting. Remember that the article date must be no more than 5 years old.

Article with an arrow pointing to the date of an article in Today's Science

Select the "Save" icon, then select "Print." This will give you a print preview that will help you estimate the length of the text of your article minus photographs and references.

Be sure to check your assignment guidelines to see if you need your instructor's approval for an article before you start writing your summaries.

Arrows pointing to the Save icon and the Print icon in Today's Science