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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Kissing

Although we aren’t sure how kissing got started (it is a little strange when you think about it), the science behind smooching is interesting. Check out 10 things you probably didn’t know about kissing. Whether you...

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Never heard of a petrophysicist before? Discover what they do, the education required to become one, and how you can break into this and other careers in the energy industry. Have you ever stopped to...

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Hydroponics, the system of growing plants without soil, originated thousands of years ago and now is considered by many to be the future of the agricultural industry. Plants grow if they receive water, sunlight, carbon...

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Leprosy has caused pain and disfiguration in its victims since 600 B.C., but early detection and modern drug treatment now contain the disease quickly and prevent transmission to others. Better known in today's medical world as...

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The Challenger disaster was a tragedy that was viewed by millions and changed space travel forever. On January 28, 1986, the shuttle Challenger, launching for its 10th mission to space, exploded just 73 seconds after...

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The effects of exposure to large doses of radiation from nuclear bombs or power plant disasters are frightening, but we are exposed to low doses from everyday sources of radiation without any apparent harm. Radiation...

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By |February 9th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|

Hydroponics, the system of growing plants without soil, originated thousands of years ago and now is considered by many to be the future of the agricultural industry. Plants grow if they receive water, sunlight, carbon...

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By |February 8th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|

Leprosy has caused pain and disfiguration in its victims since 600 B.C., but early detection and modern drug treatment now contain the disease quickly and prevent transmission to others. Better known in today's medical world as...

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Remembering the Challenger Disaster

By |January 27th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|

The Challenger disaster was a tragedy that was viewed by millions and changed space travel forever. On January 28, 1986, the shuttle Challenger, launching for its 10th mission to space, exploded just 73 seconds after...

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5 Suprising Everyday Sources of Radiation

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The effects of exposure to large doses of radiation from nuclear bombs or power plant disasters are frightening, but we are exposed to low doses from everyday sources of radiation without any apparent harm. Radiation...

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5 Crazy Cool Facts About the Winter Solstice

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At 5:44 a.m. on Wednesday, December 21, the 2016 winter solstice occurs in the Northern Hemisphere, which means winter has arrived in the United States. We know that the December solstice is the opposite of...

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4 STEM Nobel Prize Winners to Know

By |December 9th, 2016|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|

Alfred Nobel created prizes to be awarded in the categories of literature, physics,chemistry peace, economics, and physiology and medicine in his will to those Nobel Prize winners whose inventions or discoveries were the best for...

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