Now more than ever, the science of marijuana needs a blog post! Why are so many states legalizing marijuana? How does marijuana affect your brain? Is marijuana even safe?
Artificial intelligence and the future of humans is a book-length topic. How do machines learn? Is the power of machine learning all that powerful?
HONORING WOMEN SCIENCE WRITERS FOR WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH I bet you’re wondering why I choose a woman on a white horse as my featured image for a post about women science writers! The women’s suffrage movement paved the way for women to pursue many careers, including writing. And since March is Women’s History Month, I
Why do we like to be scared? Some of us do, anyway! Let’s take a look at the science of fear, define ‘what is fear,’ and see why some of us like to be scared! Louie is firmly in the, ‘I don’t like being scared’ category! WHAT IS FEAR? This chart made me curious about
Easy and forensic seem like a dichotomy but it is possible to find easy forensic science experiments. You can do them with your kids, grandkids, nieces, nephews, as a classroom activity or for a birthday party, with minimal materials! I’m going to show you how.
If you want to kill a person, you can shoot a gun or throw a rock. But if craft and cleverness are your forte, poison is another option. Deadliest Poisons in History has the makings of a Netflix series, but I’m condensing into a cool blog post instead!
Instead of looking back at 2020, (ugh) let’s gaze further back. Since this is science blog, I’m giving a nod to 10 great scientists and their discoveries. Many of these scientists had messy lives. Many of the discoveries were accidental. Most of them are dead.
That means they can’t refute the gossip I’m about to throw around about them! Let’s take a peek…
In life, one way or the other, you have probably eaten broccoli. After all, broccoli a superfood! One cup is chock-full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
But, do you like broccoli? The answer behind why you like broccoli –or force it down– is rooted in science: the science behind acquired taste!
What is CRISPR? CRISPR is amazing science, that’s what. Let’s take a look at the science behind CRISPR and why it’s life-changing!
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.
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