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  • bls is planning an upcoming enhancement to the handbook using field of degree data from the american community survey, administered by the u.s. census bureau. the new pages for fields of degree will include information about which occupations are most popular for those with a bachelor’s degree in various fields and a link to the relevant occupational profiles, along with data on the employment outlook, median wage, and more. these pages will provide statistics for graduates with specific degree types within a field compared with all graduates in that field. for example, the page for the biology field will have information about specific types of biology degrees, such as general, zoology, and microbiology. the field of degree pages will provide more ways for users to search for occupations of interest to them and navigate between them. bls.gov

  • goose bumps are the result of a reflex that makes the muscles attached to the base of each hair follicle contract. "each contracting muscle creates a shallow depression on the skin surface, which causes the surrounding area to protrude," explains george a. bubenik, md, a physiologist and professor of zoology at the university of guelph in ontario, in an article for scientific american. these contractions force the hair up. everydayhealth.com

  • academic advisers in the life sciences for the fifth edition were: sharon akabas (food and nutrition); ermelinda bonaccio (anatomy and physiology); douglas d. daly (botany); ellen c. dierenfeld (food and nutrition); stephen m. factor (pathology); john d. frame (medicine); john l. gittleman (vertebrate zoology); irving i. gottesman (psychology and psychiatry); eric holtzman (cell biology, biochemistry, and genetics); william c. kennard (agriculture); jeffrey t. laitman (anatomy and physiology); mary c. pearl (environmental studies and conservation); kenneth robinson (agriculture); judith e. winston (invertebrate zoology). factmonster.com

  • john ruffolo, ph.d. is associate vice president for research at south dakota state university and professor in the department of biology and microbiology. dr. ruffolo received his ph.d. in zoology from the university of iowa in 1972. in his current position, he heads the office of research & sponsored programs providing mostly pre-award services to the university community and serves as the research integrity officer responsible for compliance in the areas of research integrity and conflict of interest. as a research administrator, dr. ruffolo’s areas of experience include developing and monitoring research policies and assuring compliance with federal regulations with a strong interest in information processing and electronic research administration. hhs.gov

  • academic advisers in the life sciences for the fifth edition were: sharon akabas (food and nutrition); ermelinda bonaccio (anatomy and physiology); douglas d. daly (botany); ellen c. dierenfeld (food and nutrition); stephen m. factor (pathology); john d. frame (medicine); john l. gittleman (vertebrate zoology); irving i. gottesman (psychology and psychiatry); eric holtzman (cell biology, biochemistry, and genetics); william c. kennard (agriculture); jeffrey t. laitman (anatomy and physiology); mary c. pearl (environmental studies and conservation); kenneth robinson (agriculture); judith e. winston (invertebrate zoology). infoplease.com

  • ann edmundson completed her medical degree at the university of cambridge. she also has a phd in zoology from cambridge. her doctoral work was supported by a national science foundation fellowship and a fulbright scholarship. after completing a surgical internship in england, she finished her residency in internal medicine at duke university. medicinenet.com

  • he studied zoology at louisiana state university in baton rouge and took his good grades to lsu medical school. there he participated in an honors research program that involved operating on monkeys with the head of neurosurgery, who told him with his good grades he ought to go into neurosurgery. and he did. medpagetoday.com