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Pandemic Comparison Project: Step 3 Practice

Research

 

Below are videos with tips and tricks to working your way to a working thesis statement.
After reviewing the videos please answer the questions in the below exercise.



Example
To evaluate the similarities and differences between the viral structures of MERS and SARS-CoV-1 and its influence on the viral lifecycle.


Example
"MERS," "Middle East Respiratory Syndrome," "SARS-CoV-1," Camels, Bats, "Spike Protein," "Epithelial Cells," GI Tract, Alveoli

 


Example
(initial research required)
“The Spike Proteins ACE 1 and DPP4 affect the virulence and pathogenicity of the viruses that cause MERS and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.”

Boolean Search Terms
AND Narrows Search
OR Broadens a Search
NOT Results will not include a search term or phrase

Advanced Google Search Techniques
Site: Narrows results to specific website(s) or top level domain names (.org, .edu, .ncbi, etc.)
.. Narrows results that fall between a specific number range (2018..2021)
" " Searches specific phrases or words (can be used in database searches as well)