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Science starts with observation. We look at the world, and we notice things. Many of these things seem to be related, and so we try to come up with an explanation as to how they’re related. This explanation is called a Theory… we can think of these a...
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I ran across this piece today in one of my news pushes. Here is the Abstract: Coral and macroalgal communities are threatened by global stressors. However, recently reported community shifts from temperate macroalgae to tropical corals offer cons...
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For what it’s worth https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-to-debate-a-science-denier/
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I am BLINDED BY SCIENCE! lol
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Rachel Carson Marine biologist and nature writer Rachel Carson was born this day in 1907 in Springdale, Pennsylvania. She was the youngest of three children and became a published writer for children’s magazines by age 10. She attended the Penns...
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In honor of International Women’s Day... With a PhD in astrophysics from Cambridge University, Jocelyn Bell (1943-) built and worked on a radio telescope during her graduate studies. She discovered a repeating radio signal which, though it was ini...
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I studied Life Sciences at Brunel. I got a two: one! I'm working in the sector. It's enjoyable, you get a feeling of doing good.
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Science is not agreeing with those you believe are scientists. Science is not memorizing and regurgitating scientific theories. Science is not a consensus of like minded individuals. Science is taking the theory you have and trying to disprove i...
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https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/948287/brain-transplant-human-mouse-hybrid-salk-institute The mice, upon entering a maze refused to participate just for cheese, they demanded a fair minimum wage plus benefits. A few hundred mice have applied ...
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Cats Are Liquid... Liquids take the shape of their container while maintaining a consistent volume. Hence, based on this definition and the photo above, it is concluded that cats are a liquid...
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Aluminum Foiled... If they were spraying water on that fire, why did it explode? This isn't just an ordinary fire. The substance that is burning is called aluminum alkyl. The carbon in this compound has five bonds which are very weak. This ...
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Admiral Grace Murray Hopper Rear Admiral Dr. Grace Murray Hopper was a remarkable woman who grandly rose to the challenges of programming the first computers. During her lifetime as a leader in the field of software development concepts, she contrib...
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In honor of International Woman's Day, I thought it fitting to recognize a female scientist. Lise Meitner When Lise Meitner finished school at age 14, she was barred from higher education - as were all girls in Austria. Inspired by the disc...
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Valentine's Day Science... What is happening? When your sight is fixed on a certain point, visual stimuli in your peripheral vision will fade away and disappear after about 20 seconds or so. In this experiment, your sight is fixated on the...
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Secret Marshmallow Message... Why do the parts of the marshmallow painted with baking soda toast faster than the rest of the marshmallow? Baking soda is a base (as opposed to an acid). Bases speed up a process called the Maillard reaction. The M...
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Champagne Science... With New Year's Eve approaching, this seemed like a good time to provide some science facts. Tiny Bubbles Champagne would be just another white wine without those bubbles. A study a few years back examined temperature,...
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Lake Effect Snow... Erie, Pennsylvania just had a three-day snow accumulation of approximately 62.9 inches (159.8 cm). This was due to its location on the eastern shore of Lake Erie and a phenomenon known as "lake effect snow". This occ...
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Snowflake Science... Snowflakes form in the atmosphere when cold water droplets freeze onto a nucleation point; usually, a dust particle. Depending on the temperature and humidity of the air where the snowflakes form, the resulting ice crystals w...
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Interstellar Asteroid or Alien Probe? Despite claims by scientists, some suspect this is an alien probe and have trained radio-telescopes on the object to "listen" for signals. So far, all is quiet...
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Sugar, Sugar... With the holiday season upon us, many will be making (or receiving) baked goods. The main ingredient in many of these treats is sugar. As such, I thought this a good time to discuss some of the basic science of sugar. Sugar is c...
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