Ahhh, STEM. Without a doubt, this term has manifested itself into the education buzzword du jour. At dinner tables, PTA meetings, and teacher conferences across the United States, STEM - the umbrella term for science, technology, engineering and mathematic academic fields - is the new king of conversations. And, it’s with good reason: according ...

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14 ways to get involved for Earth Day 2017

Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, and this year the theme is “Environmental and Climate Literacy.” Now more than ever, in a time of easily accessible misinformation and bad science, it’s hugely important that we promote literacy and knowledge especially with regard to climate change. This is growing increasingly apparent as we’re seeing bigger ...

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We at Biopop may be artists and purveyors of super cool bioluminescent toys, but first and foremost, we are scientists. Specifically biologists. And as such, we are very aware of the means by which many of this planet's organisms reproduce: Mammals are vivaporous (meaning they birth live, mostly-developed babies), chickens lay eggs, and dinoflagellates reproduce ...

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