Here it ’tis; this week’s installment of our young adult Mars-spanning adventure. We’ve got lots more original science fiction available over on our Amazon author page! The Hunt for Beagle by David A. Dickinson Part 5 Andrea was amazed how clear the sky was, out from under the Saganopolis dome. The entire trail of [...]
Bacteria, either our best friend or our worst enemy. New research finds that it might be possible to treat diabetes using modified probiotic bacteria. Diabetes, a disease that makes you unable to control your blood sugar. This is caused by either the destruction of cells producing the hormone insulin or a gradual loss of sensitivity to this hormone. Both of these forms of diabetes can be treated with different pharmaceuticals or lifestyle changes. Treating the disease with drugs,
Stacked Ball Drop
What happens when you drop a perfectly balanced stack of balls? And how is the result like a supernova? The classic momentum transfer demonstration, at the next level.
By: Physics Girl.
Ask a Chemist: Is There Butane in My Weed Wax?
Having finally received my medical marijuana card, I’m faced with an entire new industry of potential pseudoscience. First up: are marijuana waxes and oils dangerous due to the butane that is used to make them? I talk with my good friend Dr. Raychelle Burks, resident chemist at Skepchick.org!
By: Rebecca Watson.
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