What is going on in Puerto Rico?

Pedestrians duck under a downed power line in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico.Angel Valentin for Vox Darkness: life in Puerto Rico without electricity Puerto Rico’s misery won’t end without power. The problem is that it isn’t getting any. Updated by Yochi Dreazen Oct 23, 2017, 9:00am EDT TWEET SHARE ADJUNTAS, Puerto Rico — In the final frantic […]

Young Students Are Helping Puerto Rico

Troubled By Flint Water Crisis, 11-Year-Old Girl Invents Lead-Detecting Device October 20, 20173:35 PM ET LAUREL WAMSLEY Twitter Gitanjali Rao, 11, says she was appalled by the drinking water crisis in Flint, Mich. — so she designed a device to test for lead faster. She was named “America’s Top Young Scientist” on Tuesday at the […]

What can you feed your dog on Mars?

The students at the Barboza Space Center are learning about the chemistry of food. People Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pets ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Phone Number: (888) 426-4435 Our Animal Poison Control Center experts have put together a handy list of the top toxic people foods to avoid feeding your pet. As always, […]

How can we help mankind through chemistry?

Chong Liu one-ups plant photosynthesis New system generates clean energy on the small scale BY LAUREL HAMERS 1:48PM, OCTOBER 4, 2017 SOLAR STAR Chong Liu, an inorganic chemist at UCLA, has pioneered new approaches to artificial photosynthesis that combine bacteria and inorganic materials. PENNY JENNINGS/UCLA CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY Magazine issue: Vol. 192, No. 6, October […]

Who wants to go to Mars?

HP & Mars Society Partnering on Mars Home Planet Initiative Dr. Robert Zubrin to Talk at Inaugural HP Meetup Friday 7pm PDT Hewlett Packard (HP) and the Mars Society are partnering to bring you the HP Mars Home Planet initiative, a program intended to conceive, plan and ultimately build a virtual colony on the Red […]