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CALEB Science Club: Where to Start

links & info for finding usable info on genetics, diseases & powerpoint

HELP! I have no idea what this means!

For topics that are new to you, start with definitions.  Also consider using encyclopedias at this stage.

I know what this is but can't explain it

At this level, you're ready to move on to background information.  Books excel at this as do many websites.  Even people can provide background info.  Remember to check your source though!  Books, websites or people, any one of these can be excellent or horrible.

I can tell you about this but I don't know what's new

To find out what the current thinking is on treatments and diagnosing, look to journal articles.  (Often called "the medical literature", or "the literature".)