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[bctt tweet=”Health benefits of coffee? That statement contradicts older advice and old wive’s tales.” username=”TeresaCoppens”] Despite that early advice I love my coffee.  Flavored, cappuccino, espresso, lattes—I am a big fan.  The morning does not seem…
Coffee had a bad rap in the past but is losing its bad boy image. Check out this infographic outlining 6 health benefits of coffee.
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What Makes a Firefly Light Up? Bioluminescence — what a cool creature adaptation!  I love sitting out on a cool summer evening while watching flashes of light zip among the trees and fields of my property. [cow_johnson general_clear=”none”…
Bioluminescence is an amazing chemical reaction occuring in some living organisms, mainly deep sea creatures, that produces visible light.
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Body farms are the stuff of fantasy – fictional ideas as in Patricia Cornwell’s bestselling novel. Or are they? Decomposing bodies are the center of a murder mystery.  Each body has a name, a face, a history, a life and loved ones left behind.  In my…
Body Farms make you appreciate decomposition. Dr. Bill Bass's body farm was responsible for many advancements in the study of human decomposition.
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Giant Flying Bugs, aka Electric Light Bugs aka Toe-Biters Giant flying bugs —- I was watching my kid at football practice the other night.  On the track, in the air and on the bleachers we saw these giant flying bugs.  They were huge and dangerous looking…
Giant flying bugs - these ones are weird, dangerous-looking and live where you least expect.
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Forensic anthropology is a special sub-field of physical anthropology (the study of human remains) that involves applying skeletal analysis and techniques in archaeology to solving criminal cases. Forensic anthropologists are experts in their field.  They…
The forensic anthropologist is a well respected scientist. Here are 10 great reasons why!
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Do you like reading novels by Kathy Reichs, Patricia Cornwell or Jefferson Bass?  Do you find a giddy thrill in solving puzzles, forensic or otherwise?  Forensic anthropology combines anthropology which involves the study of archaeological remains and…
Do you love watching or reading detective stories? Test your knowledge of the unique field of the 'bone detective' also known as forensic anthropology.
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What a thrill to Study in Iceland My son just recently successfully completed his first year of Integrated Science at McMaster University.  It was a thrilling year, he tells me, but the work was gruelling.  Half way through the year, he called me to ask…
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Firefly Decline?  Who Would Have Guessed? Firefly Decline.?  I discovered an article in my Facebook feed and was shocked.  For years I enjoyed an evening light show when visiting relatives lucky enough to live in the country.  Now, I live on my own…
Surprisingly, firefly decline has been noticed in North America. There are 6 important reasons why and some practical things we can all do to help.
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Death and taxes, they say, are the two certainties in life.  I find the process of doing my taxes an ugly one.  The natural process of death and decay is horrifying.  Thank goodness I won’t be around to watch my body after death turn into worm food.…
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Carved in Bone, despite some minor weaknesses in plot, is a thoroughly engaging story perfect for science buffs and fans of CSI.
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How do astronauts eat?  I mean in space, in particular. I hadn’t given it much thought until Joy Billings from labeley.com contacted me with a link to this fabulous infographic.  She asked if I’d be interested in featuring this image on my site. After…
How do astronauts eat in space? The educational team at labeley.com have produced this cool infographic to outline the process.
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Nanobots that kill Cancer Cells—Fact or Fiction? Nanobots that kill cancer cells?  It sounds like an idea right out of science fiction.  But scientific advances often begin in the minds of creative writers and science fiction.  The cartoon, The…
Nanobots that kill cancer cells? It sounds like an idea right out of science fiction. But they are real and may be a therapy not that far away.
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