Category: History

Vaccines A miracle of modern medicine

Vaccines: A Miracle of Modern Medicine

Do you believe in The Easter Bunny? Magic? The Tooth Fairy? All of these are indeed beliefs. But medicine is not a belief. And not all medicine is based on fact. But it is based on evidence.

Let’s take a look at the science behind vaccines and why vaccines are a modern miracle.

Louie reading a compass

Instant Magic Tricks: Magnets

People in movies and books find their way out of the woods by making their own compass out of who knows what. This skill is COOL.

In the interest of us all being cool, a blog post was in order.

Louie drinking iced tea

Legend of Tea : How It Came To Be

What is the most consumed beverage on our planet, after water? If you guessed tea, you’d win!

Tea’s origins date to prehistory, a time shrouded in legend and myth.

Baby Louie and a fire

What is the Deal with Wildfires?

Oh, do I mean uncontrolled blazes spurred by wind and dry underbrush, traveling at up to fourteen miles an hour? That’s a four-minute mile. Usain Bolt would live. So would a cheetah. But the garden snails and I would be crispy critters.

Puppy Dog Eyes

Does your dog have big, soulful eyes? There’s a reason why!

Fireworks

How Do Fireworks Work? With STEM!

I love fireworks! Ever wonder how they work? With chemical compounds! Let’s look into why they glow in different colors.

The Quest for Blue

I love the color blue! It’s not found as often naturally as I’d like. Someone’s probably written a doctoral thesis on the topic, but it seems that evolution favors other colors.

Susan Berk Koch
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