Some people try to attack things like evolution by natural selection and man-made climate change by saying “Oh, that’s just a THEORY!” Yes, they are both theories. Stop saying it like it’s a bad thing! It’s time to learn the difference between a fact, a theory, a hypothesis, and a scientific law. Special thanks to Joe Hanson, Ph.D., for allowing us to publish his terrific videos. It’s Okay To Be Smart is written and hosted by Joe Hanson, Ph.D. @jtotheizzoe Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/itsokaytobesmart For more awesome science, check out: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Produced by PBS Digital…
Stroke survivors with aphasia, the loss of language skills, are helped in their recovery by listening to music with lyrics.
Neurons send visual information to the brain, but just how it gets processed is a complexity that researchers are getting closer to understanding.
Citizen Science: A Tool for Conservation, A White Paper from Science Connected Science Connected. (2018). Citizen Science: A Tool for Conservation [White paper]. Contents Introduction Citizen Science: Participatory Research and Analysis Case Studies Tracking Biodiversity Protecting Endangered Species Additional Resources References About Science Connected Acknowledgements Introduction Science, particularly the science of conservation, is often a collaborative process. Whether within a single discipline or across numerous fields, people work together to achieve goals. When it comes to environmental science, those goals may be as narrow as identifying what chemical compounds are…
Steven Spence, Part Two of Baking an Apple Pie from Scratch (figuratively). Let’s contemplate the early universe and the elements forged in the hearts of stars.
Steven Spence contemplates neurons, the early universe, and the origins of the ingredients for the quark-gluon plasma soup, and apple pie.
Evolution is a beautiful process. We tend to appreciate its elegance most when looking backward into deep time, to our distant ancestors, or to dinosaurs.
Where do garbage patches come from, what garbage is in them, how do they form, and how can we clean them up once and for all?
A dead zone in Lake Erie gives clues to how phosphorus levels change in the water and what this means for future environmental conditions.
Children learn language for the first time in a cool way, and the good news is that adults can, too. Find out how.