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Bizarre Creatures that Would Look Totally Normal In a Sci-Fi Movie

Ossiana Tepfenhart
in Science

When people think about all the different animals that have been discovered on Earth, it's hard to pin down a standard "earth look" that we should expect of creatures. That being said, we definitely c...

Through the Eyes of a Newborn Child

Rebecca Sharrock
in Science

In my earliest days I would be laid down in a crib, staring at everything surrounding me. Even when I was days old I had no comprehension whatsoever of the future or past. All I knew and acknowledged ...

The 21st Century Challenge

Dr. Williams
in Science

The die has been cast, the gauntlet thrown, do we dare pick up the challenge or do we retreat to our safe haven of complacency? For too long we have ignored the warning signs of what we have done to o...

The Energy Equation

Dr. Williams
in Science

In a year that has already seen it's share of misfortunes not only for countless millions of Americans but millions more the world over along comes pre-summer inflationary trends in the price we pay f...

Let Guinea Pigs be Guinea Pigs

Alan Kotok
in Science

If you work in a biomedical research lab, you better not get emotionally attached to the lab animals. For some lab workers, it isn't easy. Those mice and guinea pigs, and sometimes rats, can look down...

The Year 2525

Dr. Williams
in Science

"In the Year 2525, if man is still alive, if women can survive, they may find." That opening to one of the most memorable hit songs of the late 60's set a very ominous tone for the future of mankind. ...

Concerning Reality

RJ Plant
in Science

In 2005, an article regarding the importance of visual input vs auditory input in relation to spatial information gathering came out of Stanford University School of Medicine’s Department of Neurobiol...

ATPC Hit with Ransomware, Does Not Pay

Jared Rimer
in Science

On February 15, 2017: a company called ATPC (the Alternate Text Production Center) was hit with a ransomware strain. The E-mail that was sent to me indicated multiple things that I would like to highl...

The Dead Zoo: Smilodon

Brian Switek
in Science

Smilodon looks like a cat evolved for violence. The feline’s fangs – long enough to inspire fear, just short of being ridiculous – seem to leave little question as to what this Ice Age carnivore was a...

Nearby 'Super-Earth' Exoplanet May Be Best Place Yet to Search for Alien Life

Paul Scott Anderson
in Science

Just recently, an exo-planetary system called TRAPPIST-1, with seven known planets close in size to Earth, was announced by astronomers. Some of those planets are in the star's habitable zone, meaning...

What is Gene Circuit Engineering?

Thamarasee Jeewandara
in Science

Re-wiring gene networks of a natural biological cell for customized behavior has promising applications in biomedicine and biotechnology, made possible via a broad field of science known as - syntheti...

What is Heterochromia?

Sarah McDaniel
in Science

Perhaps you've seen someone with different color eyes, or skin with different color pigmentation; this is most likely a condition called Heterochromia. The term derives from the Ancient Greek words "h...

Look Out Pharma. The Tech Industry is After You

Alan Kotok
in Science

In early March, a clinical trial reported results of an experimental treatment for migraine, which in two hours provides noticeable reductions in pain. And, most importantly, the treatments don't use ...

The Dead Zoo: Edmontosaurus

Brian Switek
in Science

Dinosaurs are always changing. Even if bones have been pieced together and reconstructed in more or less in their present configurations for decades now, studies of those bones and additional fossils ...

Memories and "State"

Denise Gregory
in Science

One of my personal reasons for staying awake most nights is down to the fundamental question of "Do Atoms have memory function?" We know they have a 'state', but how far does that 'state' or memory ca...

Organic Intellectual Energy

Dr. Williams
in Science

Throughout the ages, all living organisms whether it is a small blade of grass or a blue whale all emit a form of energy. Energy in a way that is so transparent, so subtle, and yet, very definitive in...