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Watch the very first video of a jelly fish sting
Jellyfish stings are no joke. In the Philippines alone, 20-40 people die annually from box jellyfish stings, and each year 500,000 people are stung by jellyfish in the Chesapeake Bay area. Despite the high occurrence of stings, no...
Genetic mapping creates new hope regarding schizophrenia
Over 100 spots in our DNA have been linked by scientists to the risk of developing schizophrenia, shedding light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick. This work could one day point to new treatments, although they are...
Oldest Black University - Cheyney University of PA
The Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, is located on a 275 campus, with modern and traditional architecture. They have over 1500 students and the on campus students live in five dormitories. The dormitories house over 55% of the students...
SDSU offers excellent free K-8 biology curriculum
Here's another great free science curriculum that homeschoolers can take advantage of.San Diego State University has developed a full curriculum of biology lessons for prospective or practicing teachers, complete with experiments, discussion questions, teacher guides, and more...
Genomic data shows that humans do not mate completely at random
In a new study from the University of Colorado Boulder, the genomes of 825 non-Hispanic white American couples were examined to the determination that those couples have similar DNA(deoxyribonucleic acid).Benjamin Domingue, lead author of the study...
Can biology explain the “winter blues” mood disorder?
With the recent decrease in temperatures, waning daylight, and growing snow banks it’s becoming apparent that winter is coming to Minnesota. While many people look forward to the change in seasons, a portion of the population also experiences...
Science education wins, Christian creationists lose in Texas
In Texas, advocates for science education have defeated efforts by Christian creationists to smuggle into the Texas science curriculum materials that call into question the overwhelming evidence supporting biological evolution.On Friday the Texas State Board of Education voted to...
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