Topic: biology

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The energy conversation here on Earth is very important because it has applications in nearly every aspect of our lives. Everything from the medical industry to waste management to technology and even entertainment are all subject to greater energy demands.  Plants have created a way of...

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Trees are some of the most amazing organisms on our planet.  So much of our world is the way it is because of the behind-the-scenes work that they do every single second.  Trees put oxygen into our atmosphere, support a myriad of ecosystems and continue to surprise us with their amazing...

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Way back around the time of dinosaurs the first crocodiles started to appear.  After millions of years of evolution they have become the intense hunters and frighteningly large reptiles that we know today.  These animals are the alpha predators in some parts of the world, are stealthy...

Friday, February 14, 2014

Romeo and Juliet, Danny Zuko and Sandy Dumbrowski,  and even our parents at one point had a surge of emotions that made them want to be with one another. Since love is in the air as we celebrate Valentine’s Day, let's dig into the science of these emotions ...

Monday, February 10, 2014

For a long time we've been fascinated by dinosaurs.  Makes total sense, they're awesome, some were huge, some were tiny, and they certainly rile up the imagination.  But, are there still new species being discovered?    All the way back in the late 1800...

Monday, February 3, 2014

As we move into the future with more powerful technology and a better understanding of the past we are starting to piece together the past as accurately as possible.  Our origins have fascinated us for nearly all of recorded history and continue to do so today.  With this better...

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Humanity has been fascinated by the concept of longevity.  In the past 200,000 years of residence on this planet we've implemented a lot of technological changes that impact nearly every aspect of our lives.  Our ability to eat food comfortably, stay warm in cold weather, and even...

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Busted door knobs, broken heels, and cracked glasses are a few things that can be fixed using super glue.  The quick bonding adhesive works on nearly everything, perhaps that's why this glue is considered to be super.  As amazing as this glue is it still can't be used to help us...

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Every event in the universe that we have been able to observe is deeply entangled with time.  Time's forward impact has an influence on everything from the forming of distant galaxies to the wear and tear within our cells.  The impact time has on us is called aging.  This is a...

Monday, January 6, 2014

For over a decade scientists around the world have been studying happiness and its impact on our physiology. Why would people spend so much time studying happiness? Maybe that makes them happy? So, what makes you happy?   Rod Stewart loves soccer, Jennifer...

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