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When you sneeze, do you think about how those germs might affect someone in a different continent? Does the film 28 Days Later seem like complete fiction? Then you may want to watch this incredible visualization of how a virus spreads.
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Want to go to Mars? Sure, you may not come back but at least you'll get to wear some pretty amazing stuff! Researchers at MIT have unveiled some of their latest work and it's being dubbed a 'biosuit.' And I want one.
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Love this. While perusing a Pinterest board and then ThinkGeek, I couldn't help but share this with the awesome readers of Edudemic. For all you science geeks out there, you're probably going to want to wear this as a t-shirt or hat at some point while teaching.
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Long after degrees have been conferred and careers have been launched, many folks just can’t seem to quit school. For them, life provides an overstuffed cornucopia of educational opportunities that don’t necessarily require hefty loans and navigating different professorial strategies.
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The cartoons may have actually been correct. The smarter characters seemed to always have larger-than-normal heads and therefore brains. I always thought that was silly and that it doesn't matter what size your brain is. You can still be smart even with a smaller physical brain.
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If you're a science teacher, you're going to want to bookmark this as soon as possible. If you're not a science teacher, heck, you'll still love this and learn a thing or two.
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Gene therapy? Anti-aging drugs? Neuroinformatics? If this sounds like something out of some Minority Report, you're in for a surprise.
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In the world of science, generations can pass before the truly monumental breakthroughs occur. Even when these events happen, most people can only take the word of others that what happened was phenomenal.
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In honor of all things science and the 4th of July, I thought it might be fun to share an image I came across on Google+ (yes, it's pretty great actually). If you're heading out to a fireworks display and wish you knew how the different rockets and explosions burst into an array of colors, wonder no longer.
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There's rumors swirling that the elusive Higgs Boson has been found. In fact, a video purporting to announce this fact has apparently leaked out according to Wired. So I thought it would be fun to take a moment to actually learn what the heck the Higgs Boson is. Here are some very quick bits about the discovery and what it means.
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This simple image does something cool: It contains all 786 known planets to scale.
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The oceans are very hip right now. James Cameron has seen to that. He recently touched down in the deepest part of the Pacific Ocean and opened my eyes to just how much we're all missing by not exploring the deep sea....
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Sal Khan is a worldwide name and is inspiring many other teachers to harness the power of technology to improve learning around the world. One of those teachers is Paul Andersen.
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I find this completely fascinating. As the owner of a black lab, I'm always wondering what the world looks like through his eyes. Is it just black-and-white? Are things blurry? Can he see at night?
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Colleges, universities, and other educational forums in your community can be excellent places to learn more about a variety of STEM topics, but there is also a wealth of educational material available on the web for those who prefer to learn at their own pace or take a more individual approach.