How do blood transfusions work? – Bill Schutt

How do blood transfusions work? – Bill Schutt

In 1881, doctor William Halsted rushed to help his sister Minnie, who was hemorrhaging after childbirth. He quickly inserted a needle into his arm, withdrew his own blood, and transferred it to her. After a few uncertain minutes, she began to recover. Halsted didn’t know how lucky they’d gotten. His transfusion only worked because he

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Open Letter to the President: Physics Education

Open Letter to the President: Physics Education

Dear Mr. President, Do you know much about physics? I mean, you’re the President of the United States: a country with five thousand nuclear weapons, birthplace of the world’s computing and telecommunications industry, home of the first atomic clock and creator of the global positioning system. But chances are, if you just took regular American

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The Big Problem With The North Pole

Hey there! Welcome to Life Noggin! Guess what, friends? Today we’re doing something pretty special — exploring the Life Noggin north pole! Just in time for after Christmas! Rhombus said that he found something here that we need to check out. Oooh I hope it’s Santa! Santa doesn’t visit these parts, and i know it’s

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Time4Learning: All-In-One Homeschool Education

Time4Learning: All-In-One Homeschool Education

We found Time4Learning’s online homeschool curriculum and it transformed our lives! The program teaches math, language arts, science, social studies and more for pre-k through 12th grade. Visit time4learning.com to learn more about the online curriculum that combines technology and education to make learning fun.

STEM Day – Wayne State University

STEM Day – Wayne State University

Welcome to another fun and educational time at Wayne State University’s STEM Day! We’ve got a lot in store for your students. This overview will get your classes ready to have the best experience the moment you roll on to our campus. Before you arrive let’s go over just a few things you’ll want to

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Is Homosexuality in Your Genes?

Is Homosexuality in Your Genes?

Scientists have recently discovered two gene variants that are more common in gay men than straight men, adding to the evidence that homosexuality is, at least, partially genetic. This news may actually sound familiar to you, as studies in the early ‘90s also identified regions on the 8th and X-chromosomes that were correlated with homosexuality.

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What We Know About the New Coronavirus

What We Know About the New Coronavirus

[ intro ] On December 29th, 2019, four individuals showed up at a hospital in Wuhan, China. All had pneumonia and worked in a particular seafood and live animal market —which was enough of a coincidence to pique the interest of local health experts. Two days later, Chinese authorities alerted the World Health Organization of

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