Collecting a library of bee genomes – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Credit: Colleen Meidt, ARS-USDA. Kim Kaplan 301-504-1637 [email protected] Collecting a Library of Bee Genomes LOGAN, UTAH, June 22, 2022—The USDA Agricultural Research Service is leading a project dubbed “Beenome100” to produce high-quality maps of the genomes of at least 100 bee species, capturing the diversity of bees in the United States, representing each of the … Read more

USM’s School of Library & Information Science Brings Back StoryWalk® to Downtown’s Hattiesburg Pocket Museum May 14

Tue, 05/10/2022 – 11:06 am | By: David Tisdale Exercising body and mind through the joy of reading and a walk in historic downtown Hattiesburg will be the centerpieces of the return of the StoryWalk®, a unique concept combining physical activity and literacy, coming Saturday, May 14 from 10 am to 12 pm at the … Read more

‘Know Wonder’ this May at the Deschutes Public Library

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – Take the feeling of surprise, add a dash of admiration, fold in inexplicable magic and you have created the feeling of wonder. Get curious this month as Deschutes Public Library investigates “Know Wonder.” Hear from experts on how to rethink plastic waste and develop a game plan for disaster preparedness. Explore … Read more

Library hosting star party on Friday as part of NC Science Festival – Salisbury Post

SALISBURY – Rowan Public Library will host the NC Statewide Star Party on Friday, April 8 from 6-9 pm, at the Frank T. Tadlock South Rowan Regional Library, located at 920 Kimball Road in China Grove. RPL’s Star Party is an official event of the 2022 North Carolina Science Festival, presented by the Biogen Foundation. … Read more

Archaeologists are creating an ancient ‘scent library’

Researcher Barbara Huber’s favorite scent to wear is Hermes’ Jardin Sur Le Nil, with its hints of citrus and florals, accompanied by base notes of iris and musk. It’s a classic in the perfume world, but is far more contemporary than the millennia-old aromas and resins she works with at the Max Planck Institute’s Department … Read more

EiE®, Museum of Science Partners with LINC to Launch EiE Computer Science Essentials Professional Development Library on LINCspring

Empowered educators create confident, lifelong STEM learners BOSTON, March 31, 2022 / PRNewswire / – EiE®the Museum of Science, Boston’s award-winning curricula division, is excited to announce a partnership with LINC: The Learning Innovation Catalyst to launch an all-new professional development (PD) offering that bolsters educator confidence and competence in computer science instruction. PD Library … Read more

GLUBS aims to collect a rich library of ocean sounds

Oceans are noisy places, but scientists aren’t always sure what’s making the hubbub. Enter an idea called GLUBS, or the Global Library of Underwater Biological Sound. Its genesis came about during the International Quiet Ocean Experiment — a project that aimed to coordinate the use of a worldwide network of non-military hydrophones to listen in … Read more

Area children treated to science show at Heights library | Local

Dozens of area children and their families were treated to a show full of science experiments, courtesy of the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library and Mad Science of Austin. The show was part of the library’s spring break theme, “Something Science-y.” More than 150 people turned out for the live event, which featured … Read more

Visual leaf library a new tool for identifying plants – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Fossil plants reveal the evolution of green life on Earth, but the most abundant samples that are found – fossil leaves – are also the most challenging to identify. A large, open-access visual leaf library developed by a Penn State-led team provides a new resource to help scientists recognize and classify these leaves. Fossil plants … Read more