Mar. 17, 2017
On brain scans
Is it possible for a brain scan to tell whether a criminal committed a crime knowingly or unknowingly?
Mar. 10, 2017
Unless you’ve spent your whole life living on the International Space Station, you probably know that cars emit toxic gases.
Mar. 3, 2017
On drugs for Alzheimer’s
The Dental Institute of King’s College London discovered that tideglusib, an experimental drug designed to treat Alzheimer’s, can also be used to help teeth regenerate.
Feb. 24, 2017
On nuclear waste
Sometimes, science seems too good to be true.
Feb. 17, 2017
A new product has burst onto the market for anyone who eats a gluten free diet. It’s called Nima, and in less than three minutes it can confidently detect whether or not there’s gluten present in a food sample, with a sensitivity of 20 parts per million or even lower. Scientific testing by top food laboratories has confirmed the technology as 99.5 percent reliable. Nima uses disposable capsules, is small and easy to carry and is rechargeable. The only catch?
Jan. 27, 2017
Could we make it to Mars?
Space is cool. I don’t think I’ve ever met someone who doesn’t think space is cool, and I don’t think I want to. Everyone loves it when NASA releases its gorgeous, high definition new images of faraway galaxies, swirling colors punctuated with stars. Galaxy print has taken over the fashion scene, on everything from leggings to backpacks to laptop skins. And, of course, there’s been a massive resurgence of both “Star Wars” and “Star Trek,” with each franchise releasing two new movies in the past few years.
Jan. 20, 2017
The advancements of 3D printing
A field constantly seeing massive new developments, 3D printing, hasn’t been given much national recognition.
Jan. 13, 2017
Should colors belong to people?
This year, one of the ways I got through an extra long holiday season with a stressful family was by following the Internet feud between Stuart Semple and Anish Kapoor.
Feb. 15, 2013
Dear Granny and Eloise
Dear Granny and Eloise,