Owen Hergenrader

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Nutrigenomics: The Diet That Can Change Your DNA

Diet and exercise. The importance of both was known to the earliest humans, but today we know much more about how food and exercise affects our minds and bodies through scientific evidence. In this two-part series, I delve into the latest science behind diet and exercise and how they are ultimately …

The Simple, Elegant Algorithm That Makes Google Maps Possible

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2015/05/04/the-simple-elegant-algorithm-that-makes-google-maps-possible/<p>Motherboard has a great piece on the math …

7 YA Reads for Girls Interested in STEM

If you ask your average citizen to name famous women in STEM fields, you’ll be lucky if they can identify more than one. Despite the fact that a …

Column: Why the STEM gender gap is overblown

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> Women are just as capable of performing in STEM fields as men. But that doesn’t mean women should be ashamed of pursuing careers in …

Faculty may prefer female applicants for STEM professorships

But, if so, why are there so few female faculty in some fields?<p>A new study published in <i>PNAS</i> by a Cornell-based research team examined the gender bias …

A Computer Algorithm Can See When You’re Drunk

The temperature of your nose gives you away<p>Oh, alcohol. It can be so much fun, until it makes you do something stupid. But even without doing anything embarrassing, booze makes us blush. Now it turns out those rosy cheeks can be turned against you. Using infrared cameras, scientists have taught a …