We were captivated by the stunning details of the animal eyes captured by photographer Brad Wilson in his animal portrait series Affinity. Continue reading
Organ transplants, skeletons, comets, infections, Christmas from space, and so much more. This eclectic mixture of recent SciNews stories is brought to you by STAOBlog. Continue reading
Hands On, Minds On – watch a great video about Gabriel Ayyavoo, OCT, who breathes new life into teaching high school biology and his professional practice. Or read about Gabriel’s work in the classroom here.
Happy Holidays! Ever wonder how Santa could possibly manage to deliver all those presents in a single night? Or what gives red-nosed reindeer the ability to fly? And why do your Christmas lights get tangled in knots no matter how carefully you put the away?!
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Sense of smell, Tchaikovsky’s ‘Nutcracker’ , foil on your teeth, and sleep deprivation- just another typical eclectic mix of recent SciNews. Happy holidays from STAO!!!!!!! Continue reading
2014 isn’t over yet, but we’ve already seen a wealth of awesome space discoveries, often accompanied by stunning imagery. In honor of this year’s United Nations World Space Week, we’ve compiled some of our favorite space images—from stunning nebulas to the closest-ever views of a comet captured by an intrepid spacecraft to artists’ impressions of far-flung worlds.
Losing weight, Stephen Harper, hair dyes, methane and comets – not necessarily related themes. This fun and eclectic mix of recent SciNews stories is brought to you by STAOBlog. Continue reading
A spatter of blood or a twist of fiber found at a crime scene is rarely the smoking gun our TV fiction promises, and evidence can be interpreted in multiple ways by different experts. But forensic science sounds like the final word, and can sometimes tip the scales in a courtroom, even though the general public—and more critically, juries—don’t always realize just how subjective its application can be. Continue reading