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Artificial Sleep. (How does anesthesia work?)

As I lay in bed recovering from getting my tonsils and adenoids removed, I find myself pondering the nature of anesthesia, and how this magical substance works. 643 more words

Receptor Site Theory

For our final day of school before Winter Break, we learned the content of Lesson 41 through Episode 6 of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s version of Cosmos.  30 more words


New grants to fund Skidaway Institute research

A series of new research grants will support UGA Skidaway Institute research projects for the coming years.

Julia Diaz is the lead scientist on a $852,906 three-year grant from the National Science Foundation titled “Collaborative Research: Assessing the role of compound specific phosphorus hydrolase transformations in the marine phosphorus cycle.” Julia and her colleague, Solange Duhamel from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, will study how phytoplankton cope with shortages of phosphorus in the ocean, and if phytoplankton in phosphorus-rich environments also exhibit some of the same strategies. 227 more words

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The top 5 chemistry careers for the future

Are you thinking about a pursuing a degree in chemistry, but don’t know what to do with it afterwards? Here is a list of some of the chemistry careers of the future. 553 more words


Population biology of the sea star Anasterias minuta (Forcipulatida: Asteriidae) threatened by anthropogenic activities in rocky intertidal shores of San Matías Gulf, Patagonia, Argentina

 In Patagonian coastal areas, intertidal benthic communities are exposed to extreme physical conditions. The interaction between harsh environment and anthropogenic pressure can generate changes in population biology of marine invertebrates, like density and reproduction. 203 more words


কেন বায়বীয় পদার্থের নির্দিষ্ট আকার ও আয়তন নেই? 

সকল পদার্থ ক্ষুদ্রতম কণা দ্বারা গঠিত। পদার্থের কণা গুলোর মধ্যে এক ধরনের আকর্ষণ বল কাজ করে তাকে আন্তঃআনবিক আকর্ষণ বল বলে। পদার্থের কণা গুলোর মধ্যে যে দূরত্ব তাকে আন্তঃআনবিক দূরত্ব বলে।


The Desire of Definition Syndrome

Hi everyone!

I opened a book about Fernando Pessoa and found a phrase about a strange feeling I recognized immediately.

After the rain, roofs are wet, but one can see some blue in the sky, reflecting in the streets’ puddles. 260 more words