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Renewables Could Replace Your Energy Sources

Apr 7, 2016 - Emily Newton

If you’re ready to switch to alternative energy sources but aren’t sure where to get started, try using these renewables in your home and community.

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Understanding the Fascinating Science Needed to Create Body Sprays

Apr 1, 2016 - Emily Newton

Smell is a powerful sense. Humans can recognize thousands of scents, but how a person perceives each fragrance depends on many factors. Learn more now!

Fascinating Things We Learned from Scott Kelly’s Year in Space

Mar 29, 2016 - Emily Newton

NASA hopes to learn about how bodily fluids shift in microgravity and how radiation impacts body cells by studying data from Kelly’s year in space.

What Shapes the Interesting Way Our Neurons React to Placebos?

Mar 28, 2016 - Emily Newton

Doctors found a way to use placebos to harness the power of expectation to reduce the amount of medication needed to treat Parkinson’s disease.

The Paris Climate Agreement Sparks Hope for Greener World

Mar 17, 2016 - Emily Newton

It’s been three months since the Paris Climate Agreement. How have countries stepped up and what improvements can they still make?

Scientists Excited By How Electric Field Catalysts Control Chemical Reactions

Mar 11, 2016 - Emily Newton

Static electricity isn’t just shocking. Scientists are controlling reactions by using static electricity using an electric field catalyst. Learn more now!

Can Exercise Decrease the Chance of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Feb 29, 2016 - Emily Newton

Alzheimer’s is one of the most devastating diseases a person can experience. Recent advances show that exercise can provide some benefits.

Exploring the Surprising Theory about a Contender for Ninth Planet

Feb 2, 2016 - Emily Newton

Have you heard the news? Looks like the planet count in the solar system may be back up to nine. Will there be a new ninth planet?

Name That Element! 4 New Additions to the Periodic Table

Dec 28, 2015 - Emily Newton

Four newly discovered elements need names. They are currently known by their assigned atomic numbers of 113, 115, 117 and 118. Boring!

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Feeling Blue? Conquer SAD’s Grip on Your Mood This Winter

Dec 14, 2015 - Emily Newton

Feeling blue at the onset of winter? Seasonal Affective Disorder,SAD, is a response to changes in light exposure. Recognize SAD symptoms & learn to cope.

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NASA's Perseverance Rover successfully touched down on the red planet on February 18, 2021. The rover's main goal is to search for signs of alien life. Perseverance will also collect rock samples and regolith for a possible return to earth. Thumbnail Credit: NASA

The term 5G has been a buzzword on the internet for some time now, but what exactly is this technology and how is it different from our current 4G networks? Watch this video Tech Vision to learn about this technology or read our article about 5G technology before it becomes mainstream. Thumbnail Designed by Freepik