Scientists are often not the greatest communicators, so most often, to bring science to the public requires one or more forms of art. But who teaches the artists, whose job it is to captivate you, about Science?
The Virus That Kills Cancer
(Audio returning soon) The Cure for Cancer? The cure for cancer is the brass ring everyone in healthcare fights to achieve. Radiation therapy and chemotherapy have been the standard treatment, yet success is inconsistent, and the side effects are terrible. These treatments can’t tell the difference between standard and cancer cells, so they kill both. […]
Evolution and the Predictive Power of Science
Some of the great scientific theories unify our knowledge and have fundamentally changed the way we look at the world. Heliocentrism, for example, is the theory that the Earth and other planets revolve around the sun. Though the community soundly rejected it at one time, it best explained the motions of objects in the sky. In […]
Baby, I’m a Star. And so are you!
You’re made of atoms. The fact that you’re not all hydrogen means that your home star (in your case, the Sun), is made from recycled material. In fact, the Sun is made from atoms that have come into being over several star’s lifecycles; Star is born, star manufactures new and different atoms in its core, […]
Papa Wasn’t A Rolling Stone, Otherwise he would have Obeyed The Law…s Of Physics
If your papa was actually a rolling stone, his whereabouts would be predictable. If a boulder and a small rock are rolled down a hill together, logic, instinct, and all the insight you have will tell you that the boulder will travel further than the stone. What you might not have realized is that both […]
Boy meets Girl : Moves like Fuxjager *
Humans aren’t the only members of the animal kingdom that work hard to impress and attract a mate. Often, guys battle it out in front of a desirable girl – hissing, flapping, ramming each other with horns. When the competition is over, the girl either accepts or rejects the boy. In this episode of Sciworks […]