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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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‘Unearthed’ Returns to Science Channel May 15

Science Channel’s #1 archaeology series ‘Unearthed’ returns to uncover hidden secrets of the world’s most renowned ancient monuments and civilizations. Combining scientific investigations and immersive More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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American Meteorological Society’s new study on global warming reduces forecasts by 30 to 45%

Global warming skeptics will not be surprised by the news that American Meteorological Society’s “Journal of Climate” study points to “substantially lower[ed]” forecasts of potential More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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‘Scijinks’ Premieres on Science Channel May 16

Using cutting-edge science as the foundation for outrageous stunts and practical jokes, “Scijinks”, the all-new science prank show hosted by Johnny Galecki, will premiere Wednesday, May 16 at 10 PM More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Oklahoma Rep Jim Bridenstine confirmed as new NASA chief

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., as NASA administrator, despite objections from Democrats that he lacks the scientific and management expertise to lead the space agency. Bridenstine’s More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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The Use of Mathematics in Designing Better Surfboard Fins Can Give Your Performance The ‘Lift’ It Deserves!

Did you know that the tiny little fin at the end of your surfboard can influence over 40% of your performance on the waves? The fin on your board can help you with stability, speed, and performance. Over 2.5 million More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Animals Which Are Small but Significantly Strong

It is quite natural to feel weak and puny if you are not endowed with vital statistics to back you up. Height, built, broad shoulders, distinct muscles is ingrained in our minds to represent strength, masculinity, More...

By Red Diogenes On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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Jeff Goldblum excited to return as Ian Malcolm in ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’

Jeff Goldblum will be returning as Dr. Ian Malcolm in this summer’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and sounds thrilled to be back as the “Doctor of Chaos Theory,” spouting off about science. “I More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Dr Gordon Wilson’s ‘Riot and the Dance’ presents a nature documentary with a Christian theme

Against the backdrop of the Genesis creation narrative, Dr. Gordon Wilson’s The Riot and the Dance attempts to open eyes of audiences to God’s handiwork, a glorious perfection that amazes and confounds. Part More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 16th, 2018
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‘Invisible Killers’ highlights dangers of Influenza, Ebola, Smallpox: premieres on March 29

Viruses have shaped our health and our history, and, despite all the tools of modern medicine, they continue to kill millions of people every year. Influenza, smallpox, and Ebola are among the three most lethal More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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David Barash’s ‘humanzee’ ‘chimphuman’ hybrid breeding is just an attack on Christianity

University of Washington psychology professor emeritus David Barash’s shocking proposal in a new article for Nautilus, “It’s Time to Make Human-Chimp Hybrids,” based on a forthcoming book by Barash from More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
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Science Channel’s ‘Deadly Intelligence’ explores untimely and unusual deaths of brilliant scientists, starts April 8

A new Science Channel series explores the suspicious deaths of scientific geniuses to determine if their demises were unfortunate coincidences or if these gifted minds were murdered for knowing too much. DEADLY More...

By Guest Author On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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The Harmful Effects of Collected Beach Trash

As much as trash on land causes great harm, beach trash and marine debris also put many animals and the environment at risk. photo/ H. Hach What is Marine Debris? Any sort of trash (bottles, aluminum cans, plastic More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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Science Channel sets ‘Mysteries of the Abandoned’ season 2 premiere for March 20

A Cold War anti-ballistic missile complex in the desolate plains of North Dakota. A Utopian city in Brazil built by Henry Ford. A prison complex in Cuba that once held Fidel Castro. These and other strange, yet More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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Scientists Now Using the ‘Kardashian Index’ to Monitor Social Media Activity

There are a number of indices and units of measure named after people. The Apgar Score, the test for a newborn infant’s health, is named after Dr. Apgar who developed the system. The “Garn” unit is a measure More...

By Guest Author On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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Weather Awareness Is Important for Any Age: Weather Lessons and Safety

Teaching students about the weather around them is a very vital part of any science lesson. It’s important that children are aware of the types of weather they may experience so they can make a plan with parents More...

By Guest Author On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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Clean Up Begins After Massachusetts Nor’easter, State of Emergency Declared

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency over the weekend as coastal towns in the state were hit hard with severe flooding and weather. Effective immediately, the state of emergency went More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
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Horse microchip used in allergy testing may be the next step for human chips

An allergen microchip developed at the Medical University of Vienna can be used to identify allergic sensitivy in horses. This is the main finding of an international study recently published in leading journal More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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University of Richmond professors Jory Brinkerhoff and Manuella Meyer received Fulbright awards

University of Richmond biology professor Jory Brinkerhoff and history professor Manuella Meyer have received Fulbright awards to support their research projects. Jory Brinkerhoff, a disease ecologist who studies More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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‘The Planets and Beyond’ season 2 with Former NASA Astronaut Mike Massimino premieres to the Science Channel March 20

Former NASA Astronaut Mike Massimino is back to serve as our tour guide through the universe in the new season of THE PLANETS AND BEYOND, debuting Tuesday, March 20th at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Science Channel. Each of More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Trump Nominee For Director at the Council For Environmental Quality Accused of Plagiarizing Her Answers

Ten Democratic Senators are accusing President Trump’s nominee for Managing Director at the Council for Environmental Quality of copying and pasting her answers from other nominees. photo/ Pete Linforth via More...


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