2-mile borehole to reveal viability of campus’ geothermal future

Cornell is one step closer to determining the feasibility of using deep geothermal energy to heat the Ithaca campus. Drilling for the Cornell University Borehole Observatory (CUBO) began June 21 and is expected to last about two months. The borehole, located on a Cornell-owned gravel parking lot near Palm Road, will be subjected to a … Read more

UBCO prof digs into geological history of rocks atop Everest – Campus Life

New research from Dr. Kyle Larson’s lab has been able to pinpoint a timeline of when the rocks atop the summit pyramid of Mount Everest were deformed as part of the growth of the Himalayas. Photo credit: Kyle Larson. It’s been a topic of debate among geologists for years – when did the deformation of … Read more

The City as Campus: Pratt Students Learn at NYC’s Cultural Destinations

New York City is home to many leading museums and galleries and each year Pratt Institute students explore these institutions as an extension of their studies on campus. With art, architecture, science, history, and more in these spaces, there are various opportunities to better understand the world and how to engage creatively with it. The … Read more

Here For Science! South Campus Cements Place As Research Hub | Delhi News

New Delhi: Delhi University’s South Campus has grown since it was established in 1973 and now has 25 colleges and more than 30 departments. But importantly, it has evolved as a research hub with some centers that have carried out pathbreaking work in disease detection and plant genomics. South Campus also has the Central Instrumentation … Read more

Blue Devil of the Week: A Conservation Biologist on Duke’s Coastal Campus

Name: Andy Read Position: Director, Duke Marine Lab Years at Duke: 27 What he does at Duke: As director of the Duke University Marine Lab, Andy Read oversees the day-to-day operation of the campus on Pivers Island in Beaufort, North Carolina, with about 120 faculty, staff and students on the coastal campus each day. “Everything … Read more

Macomb Science Olympiad tests young students at Warren’s MCC campus – Macomb Daily

Some 2,000 budding scientists, engineers and doctors converged at the Macomb Community College South Campus Saturday to compete in the 36th annual Macomb Science Olympiad for elementary students. The competition had a two-year hiatus due to the COVID pandemic. Fifty-nine teams from 50 schools across Macomb and St. Clair counties spent the day competing in … Read more

New center on campus to focus on RNA’s role in biology and medicine

Ribonucleic acid, or RNA, is present in all living cells. Most often single-stranded, RNA is the lesser known cousin of the double-stranded DNA. It is, however, important to basic cell biology – in coding, decoding, regulating, and expressing genes – and for diagnosing human disease. The body uses RNA to construct cells, respond to immune … Read more

Science matters every day at Aurora school on Anschutz Medical Campus |

AURORA • It’s not the kind of thing you would normally expect to see in a classroom, but Aurora Science and Tech isn’t a normal school. On Monday morning, a classroom of eighth graders practiced emergency first aid on fake arms as part of a hands-on lesson delivered by nurses at the Anschutz Medical Campus … Read more

Engineering and computer science students showcase senior projects | Campus News

Cal State Fullerton’s College of Engineering and Computer Science held its annual ECS Student Projects Competition and Showcase in the Titan Student Union, on May 2. The event displayed 66 capstone and senior design projects from across the departments. The showcase featured an assortment of prototypes, software demos and posters highlighting students’ ingenuity and collaboration. … Read more

Aurora Science & Tech: middle and high school on a medical campus

Eighth-grade science students at Aurora Science & Tech learn “Stop the Bleed” techniques from UCHealth expert, Desmond McNeal. From left to right: Richi Arellano, Jose Luna, McNeal and Colani Sales. Photo by Kathryn Scott for UCHealth. Simulated blood oozed out of a mock wound as eighth-grade science students worked quickly to “stop the bleed” in … Read more