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In World First, 5 Children Are Given New Ears Grown From Their Own Cells

In World First, 5 Children Are Given New Ears Grown From Their Own Cells

In a historical world first, Chinese scientists have successfully given new lab-grown ears to 5 different children. Not only that, but they were grown using the children’s very own cells. The children, who were all between the ages of 6 and 10, were born with microtia; a condition where the shape and cartilage of their […]

The Top 5 Most Amazing Women Scientists in History

The Top 5 Most Amazing Women Scientists in History

Some of the greatest discoveries and contributions to humanity’s knowledge and understanding have been made by women scientists. These were revolutionary female role models with passions and smarts who would prove that it did not have to be a man’s world.

EPA Should Ignore Anti-Coal Activists At Listening Sessions

EPA Should Ignore Anti-Coal Activists At Listening Sessions

  By Dr. Howard Hayden and Tom Harris On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is holding three public listening sessions on the proposed repeal of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP). The sessions will be held on February 21 in Kansas City, February 28 in San Francisco, and March 27 in Gillette, Wyoming. If the listening […]

‘Toying with Science’ Show | Free and Open to the Public

‘Toying with Science’ Show | Free and Open to the Public

  It has been said that Krinsky resembles a living cartoon with his animated movement and non-stop energy. Since its creation in 1995, Krinsky’s acclaimed Toying with Science program has toured across the U.S. and Canada to rave reviews. Toying with Science, first commissioned by the Museum of Science in Boston, has been performed at […]

21 science books that make excellent gifts

21 science books that make excellent gifts

For the friend who would like a Sci, hold the Fi. Books for the science enthusiast in your life. Depositphotos Even the biggest know-it-all on your gift list can’t know everything. Give your science-hungry friends something fun for their brain to chew on with these engaging (and sometimes enraging) books about scientific topics.

California fire damage to homes is less ‘random’ than it seems

California fire damage to homes is less ‘random’ than it seems

By Faith Kearns, Academic Coordinator, California Institute for Water Resources, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Can California update its building codes …

Trying to perpetuate alarmist climate “science”

Trying to perpetuate alarmist climate “science”

. By David Wojick, PhD Several months ago a brief furor erupted when the New York Times leaked the final draft of the upcoming Climate Science Special Report (CSSR), an extremely alarmist rendition of what is supposedly happening with Earth’s climate. Dangerous climate change and weather events, the report says, are due to mankind’s use […]

11-Year-Old Becomes ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’ for Her Sensor Detecting Lead in Water

11-Year-Old Becomes ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’ for Her Sensor Detecting Lead in Water

Gitanjali Rao may be young, but she was just named “America’s Top Young Scientist” for her simple and cost-effective device that can detect lead in water. The 11-year-old from Lone Tree, Colorado and her device won the $25,000 title from the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge on Tuesday.

Building A Home For Science Education’s Growing Demand

Building A Home For Science Education’s Growing Demand

California Lutheran University has raised $20.8 million toward the $30 million it needs to build a new state-of-the-art science building and is now launching the public phase of the campaign to bring in the final dollars.   The new building is needed to accommodate the growing number of science majors and the university’s increased emphasis […]

Once Bullied For Her Love Of Bugs, 8-Year-old Co-Authors Scientific Paper

Once Bullied For Her Love Of Bugs, 8-Year-old Co-Authors Scientific Paper

8-year-old girls are not often encouraged to play with bugs and insects, yet Sophia Spencer has become an entomological prodigy-and a role model for other girls interested in biology. The youngster had been teased for how much she loved bugs. Whenever she was seen playing with grasshoppers, the other second graders at her elementary school […]

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