The human side to research brought to life by scientific artist Kelly Stanford

Scientific artist Kelly Stanford has sure come a long way since we last spoke to her in 2019. The Manchester, UK-based science communicator is a Physical Geography PhD candidate from the University of Hull’s Energy and Environment Institute and winner of EGU’s Artist (not) in Residence in 2021. This year, at the Union’s General Assembly … Read more

Biofinder advances detection of extraterrestrial life – BIOENGINEER.ORG

An innovative scientific instrument, the Compact Color Biofinder, developed by a team of University of Hawai’i at Mānoa researchers, may change the game in the search for signs of extraterrestrial life. An innovative scientific instrument, the Compact Color Biofinder, developed by a team of University of Hawai’i at Mānoa researchers, may change the game in … Read more

Lawrence man, former foster father given life sentence for sexual abuse of biological daughters – The Lawrence Times

Share this post or save for later A Lawrence man and former foster father who was found guilty of lewd fondling and sexual intercourse with his biological daughters was sentenced Thursday to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 25 years. A Douglas County jury found the 47-year-old man guilty last month on … Read more

New abortion laws say it’s clear when life starts. Biology can’t agree

A key point in debates about abortion restrictions is this question over when, legally-speaking, life begins. Some anti-abortion activists may suggest that after this point, abortion should no longer be legal. Many prominent anti-abortion voices have asserted life begins at conception, and argued it’s backed by science. But there isn’t that kind of consensus scientifically … Read more

New Abortion Laws, Biology Don’t Agree On When Life Starts (VIDEO)

New research didn’t bring an irrefutable answer to when the start of life is. Instead, the question got more complicated. A key point in debates about abortion restrictions is this question over when, legally-speaking, life begins. Some anti-abortion activists may suggest that after this point, abortion should no longer be legal. Many prominent anti-abortion voices … Read more

Central Michigan Life – Abbie Russelberg wins CMU Band’s Cymbal Award

In less than a year, Abbie Russelburg went from a Geology major with a passion for music to being accepted into the Music Education program and awarded the CMU Cymbal Award. Russelburg is a current senior at Central Michigan University, double majoring in Geology and Music Education. This past year, her first as a Music … 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

Life and Death in Nearby Galaxies – Sky & Telescope

A galaxy in a telescope (or a Hubble image) may seem silent and still, but that’s only because us humans are impatient. Over millions or even billions of years, gravity builds galaxies – and destroys them. In two studies presented June 14th at the meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS), astronomers show some of … Read more

Father figures: Biological connection not required to put a stamp on young person’s life | Entertainment/Life

In the past few weeks, my father has been my family’s top priority. He’s sick. To see him weak and unable to do the things he’s taken for granted for nearly 81 years has been a shock to the system. Two weeks ago, Herdis Harzheim-Sambeth, who lives in Tiefenbronn, a small town near Stuttgart, Germany, … Read more

Father figures: Biological connection not required to put a stamp on young person’s life |

In the past few weeks, my father has been my family’s top priority. He’s sick. To see him weak and unable to do the things he’s taken for granted for nearly 81 years has been a shock to the system. Two weeks ago, Herdis Harzheim-Sambeth, who lives in Tiefenbronn, a small town near Stuttgart, Germany, … Read more