Science & Technology

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Israeli scientists make breakthrough in HIV cure

Last week Israeli scientists announced that they have made a breakthrough on a cure for HIV and AIDS. Professors Abraham...

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Colonization of Mars projected within a decade

Colonization of Mars is projected to occur within our lifetime, according to National Geographic and Mars One. Not only ...

Mineral spotlight: corundum

Better known from its colored varieties, ruby and sapphire, corundum is a highly appealing mineral for both decorative and industrial use. The bright, deep colors along with its rarity and high hardness has made it an […]

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The science behind exploding hoverboards

Perhaps you have heard the stories of hoverboards and the Samsung Note 7 spontaneously exploding or catching on fire. Th...

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Nanotechnology: machines on the molecular scale

“How small can you make machinery?” physicist Richard Feynman challenged the scientific community in 1984, according...

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Uranus may have two additional moons

Thirty years ago, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Uranus, but researchers are still making discoveries from th...

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Mineral spotlight: apatite

Daniel Blakemore Mineral Spotlight: Apatite Apatite is one of the most important minerals in modern society, yet many pe...

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Scientists develop new penguin tracking software

Ever wondered what nonprofessional scientists and NASA have in common? Well, thanks to a collaboration between NASA and ...

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Hubble telescope reveals more galaxies

Given that the universe is vast both in volume and space, it’s difficult to perceive an accurate representation of how...

Plaster Creek Stewards help build gardens

Plaster Creek Stewards and over one hundred volunteers completed eight curb-cut rain gardens last weekend. Volunteers from local high schools and churches joined Calvin College students and Plaster Creek Stewards for a presentation and planting last […]