A group of researchers has developed an online teaching tool that they say will make biology classes more interesting for undergraduate students.

The team, led by Susan Singer, a biology professor at Carleton College in Minnesota, developed the Genomics Explorers, which helps students frame research questions and identify appropriate strategies; and introduces them to the bioinformatics tools and genomics datasets they'll need for their investigation.

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