Friday 22 September, 2017
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Category Archives: Science
A breathtaking view of the Earth. There are asteroids coming in the future, like Gliese 710, that can destroy our planet. [Featured image by NASA/Apollo 17 crew/Wikimedia Commons]

This month of September started unusually.  Florence, a three mile wide asteroid, passed closely by the Earth on September 1, 2017.  Luckily, Florence did not strike the Earth.  If Florence would have collided into our planet, she would have...

By Lucy Santos on Sep 8th, 2017
Thomas Alva Edison changed the world with his invention of the practical light bulb. [Featured image by Louis Bachrach/Wikimedia Commons]

Before Thomas Edison invented  the incandescent light bulb, people used candles to light their homes.  Using candles was not safe since they could fall and cause a fire.  After his light bulb, people worldwide  safely lighted their dwellings. ...

By Lucy Santos on Jun 23rd, 2017
Hannibal Goodwin invented celluloid film at The Plume House. Goodwin's invention led to the production of motion pictures. [Featured image by Jim Henderson/Wikimedia Commons]

Entertainment on the big screen is better than ever.  The digital quality brings out the best in every film.  Even flicks that receive poor reviews look superb with today’s technology.  Special effects also make action and science fiction...

By Lucy Santos on May 15th, 2017
Stephen Hawking holding a public lecture at the Stockholm Waterfront congress center. [Featured image by Alexander Vujadinovic/Wikimedia Commons]

Ever since he was a boy, Stephen Hawking was absolutely fascinated with the universe.  Growing up he remembers watching the stars with his family on summer evenings.  During his childhood, he was already thinking about the origins of the universe. ...

By Lucy Santos on Mar 24th, 2017
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Teaching young women the importance of STEM skills can open up a world of career opportunities. Currently, females make up just about 25 percent of the total STEM (science, technology, and math) workforce. With only 18 percent of females as...

By Stacey Doyle on Jul 25th, 2016
MorgueFile

The evolution of laboratory research has progressed rapidly over the past fifty years. Advanced technology has changed the way research is performed. The integration of computers, robotics, chemical compounds and more have made laboratories...

By Stacey Doyle on Mar 29th, 2016
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A recent report reveals one of the current growing markets is sorbic acid. This naturally occurring organic compound could become a financial buzzword. The increased demand for sorbic acid appears to be fueled by the growing sports drink market,...

By Stacey Doyle on Oct 4th, 2015

Diarrhea is the second highest cause of childhood mortality, affecting almost a million children in developing countries around the world. As the second highest cause of infant death after pneumonia, diarrhea is also one of the most treatable health...