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Is Natural Gas a Renewable Resource?

Jul 6, 2023 - Lou Farrell

Natural gas is a confusing resource — as a gas, it feels simultaneously infinite and not. However, it is one of the most contentious fuel sources in human history. Answering “Is natural gas a renewable…

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Biotechnology Downstream Processing in Action

Jun 6, 2023 - Emily Newton

Biotechnology is full of jargon, but some of the most compelling insights into humanity are underneath it. Biotechnology downstream processing (DSP) is one method that provides humans with strategies for improved health care and more…

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Low Melting Point Metals for Casting

May 17, 2023 - Emily Newton

How hot is hot? There’s no standard definition for a low melting point metal, but considering most metals melt at over 1,000°F (537°C), those metals that disintegrate on the stovetop or even in a person’s…

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Physics in Motion, Khan Academy and More: Videos for Learning Physics

May 9, 2023 - Ellie Gabel

For students and teachers alike, there are countless digital resources to help people master the basics — and intricacies — of physics. Since many people learn best by watching demonstrations, here are X of the…

The Chemistry of Proteins: New Perspectives on Nature’s Most Important Compounds

May 2, 2023 - Ellie Gabel

Proteins are essential building blocks of all life on earth. Recent discoveries have given us a new perspective on the chemistry of proteins.

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6 Interesting Facts About Lightning

Apr 27, 2023 - Revolutionized Team

Do you love watching lightning storms? Here are six interesting facts about lightning – and how it interacts with Earth.

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What Makes a Wolf-Rayet Star Unique?

Apr 27, 2023 - Lou Farrell

Rare, luminous and incredibly hot, a Wolf-Rayet star is simply going through a phase. Why are there so few of them?

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6 Best Books on Physics About Light

Apr 5, 2023 - Lou Farrell

Interested in light? Take a look at the top six books on physics about light, the electromagnetic spectrum, and more!

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How Chemical Composition Analysis Solves Crimes

Mar 31, 2023 - Emily Newton

How do investigators know a stain is actually blood and not ketchup? Here’s a look at how chemical composition analysis identifies evidence.

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The Top 10 Environmental Issues Should Make You Worry

Mar 29, 2023 - Emily Newton

These are problems that cause lasting damage to our planet. Read about the top 10 environmental changes happening in our lifetime that you should worry about!

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The Ocean Floor: An Alien World on Earth

Mar 16, 2023 - Ellie Gabel

The ocean floor is a strange but incredible place that can teach us about how life formed on Earth, and what it might be like off-world. What would life be like in a world without sunlight?

How Will Molecular Diagnostics Impact the Future of Medicine?

Mar 2, 2023 - Emily Newton

Scientists mapped the human genome in 1990, but are still figuring out how it works. What is molecular diagnostics?

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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