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Can we really use The Force?

We're all familiar with the world of science fiction, home to the mythical element that binds the universe and can be controlled with one's mind, the Force.  Scientists are working on some pretty remarkable things these days, but can technology ever help us physically control things with our minds? Can we really use the Force?

Can Venom Be Helpful?

Sometimes there are some unusual paths that lead scientists to unexpected discoveries.  Inspirations for bold innovative advances come from interesting places, but medical advances sometimes come from the strangest places.  With that said, can venom be helpful to our health?


Science Halloween Costumes!

Halloween is an awesome time of year to show off your creativity and crafty costume making skills right? Well, the world of science is no exception to that. While pirates, zombies and scary monsters are commonly found walking around on Oct 31st, there is plenty of room for other awesome costumes too. For your consideration we've pulled together five fun science related costumes this year.

Is there a better way to study the brain?

Our technological development helps us understand more and more about our world. For example, initially telescopes helped make some sense of the night sky and now we have wandering spacecraft that help answer deeper and more detailed questions about the cosmos.  This technological growth seems to happen in various industries from space research to the smallest cells in our bodies.  So, is there a better way to study our brain? 


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