This Father's Day, consider giving your science-loving geek dad the gift of discovery! Science gifts are perfect for the perpetually curious thinking man, the type of dad who loves numbers and data and chemical reactions and esoteric Latin names for plants and animals. If this sounds like a Dad you know, and you're having trouble ...

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Phytoplankton have done it again! Once more, our favorite little microorganisms are making scientific history, this time by helping researchers understand the “boom-and-bust” cycle of polar ocean plants. Data regarding the growth cycles of phytoplankton is giving scientists new insights into the management of global ocean ecosystems. And NASA scientists are discovering all these links ...

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are algae lamps the future?

Furniture designers of the 21st century are combining science with art. Style is still the capstone for designers; however, there is a focus as to how furniture can benefit a home beyond its aesthetics. Designers are creating furniture that brings nature into the home, and many times these designers are looking for ways to create ...

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Tornados can turn towns inside out, and earthquakes tumble cities. But sometimes humans are the ones who cause the biggest havoc to the planet. We must take great care to protect our delicate planet, especially as technology increases our consumption energy and chemicals. We put together a list of the 10 most devastating events caused by ...

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bioluminescent world

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a world that illuminates itself without the need of electricity? Or how much fun it would be to eat a bowl of ice cream that glows? These ideas are quickly moving from the realm of science fiction to a very palpable reality. From ...

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Today is Earth Day, so we wanted to talk a little about deforestation, its impact on our world, and why it's so important to take care of our trees.   According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, carbon dioxide gas (commonly called CO2) is the leading cause of global warming. There are many other ...

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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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