Our annual BioBus was held this year on a beautiful sunny Saturday afternoon on April 6, 2013. Children and parents from over 30 nearby schools and churches attended this event for a chance to go on the BioBus and use microscopes. SEBS board members and other volunteers from the Columbia community also held demonstrations, including the [...]
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Wet head + cold weather = getting sick Most people are under the impression that if you go outside in the cold with wet hair, then you are more likely to get sick. However, numerous studies have shown that there is no correlation between having a wet head and getting a cold. People who [...]
Downey Interview Part 1 Transcript of Interview: Q: How did you get interested in rejection sensitivity? A: I was very interested initially in what triggered people to become violent against their loved ones and it was a very focused in chemical experiences I was working with children who had been abused or neglected from my [...]
It’s relaxing, out-of-this-world, and best of all, free. Stargazing is an simple enough activity for everyone to enjoy, yet there’s a lot of science behind the predictions of the celestial movements. Whether you’re an seasoned veteran of stargazing or just a curious student who’s pulling yet another all-nighter, 2013 is the perfect year to start [...]
Kendall Interview Transcript of the Interview with Professor Corinne Kendall 00:03 So how did you get interested in wildlife conservation? So my interest in wildlife conservation mainly came from working at zoos, so I worked at the Houston when I was in high school because I really enjoyed being around wildlife and I just got [...]
The ringing in of 2013 marks the start of year ten for NASA’s veteran Mars rover, Opportunity. Originally slated to explore the red planet for a limited 90 days, Opportunity has been trekking for a good 3200 Mars days and has covered over 35 km of the terrain. This is equivalent to the first overland [...]
Achoo! All of us know the dreaded signs of coming down with the flu: the chills, the tiredness, the getting-run-over-by-a-steamroller feeling that progresses faster than you can say the word influenza. Not to mention the fever that makes you look and act as if you’ve had too much to drink. Well, since this flu season [...]
These guys did. Through Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a competition was held to create safe, affordable, and hygienic waterless toilets. 8 teams from various universities all over the world doled it out. Read about it here!
It is a sad day today as one of the world’s most famous people who commanded the first manned moon landing is dead today. RIP Neil Armstrong.
Science can explain everything. Even ghosts