Science Skim: What’s new with poo

I know what you're thinking, but hear me out. We all know that human feces are packed with trillions of bacteria. These germs live...

First FDA approved gene therapy drug to hit U.S.

For the first time in history, the FDA has approved a treatment involving gene therapy in the United States. The drug Kymriah can now...

Cloning encounters of the good kind

Imagine having a model to help predict personalized disease outcomes, or a way to determine if a treatment is effective on a mutation not...

How Einstein’s theory of relativity was proven during solar eclipse

Back in 1915, Einstein published his theory of relativity which since has been scrutinized without dispute. His theory of relativity states that the laws...

The science behind what makes a pretty face

You can normally pick out faces in a crowd or on television that are attractive to you, but could you answer why you find...

First U.S. total solar eclipse since 1979

On August 21st the United States will be experiencing its first total solar eclipse since 1979, it will be spanning from coast to coast,...

Five Year Anniversary of the Mars Rover, Curiosity, Landing

The Mars rover, Curiosity, has been gallivanting the surface of Mars for five years as of August 5, 2017. It has traveled 10 kilometers,...

Evolution of Domestication

Longer but very interesting read on the domestication of animals over the years and the DNA/genetics that support the evolution. Did you know that cats...

Soda intake during pregnancy correlated to overweight children

It's no surprise that sugary drinks are not the best thing on the market for you, health wise. Drinking these cups of sugary beverages...

Measuring Nuclear Weapon Testing

Seismologists are starting to dig deeper into the nuclear weapon testing in North Korea by measuring waves emitted through the earth from the explosions,...

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