Linda Samuel

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The AIDS Granny In Exile

In the '90s, a gynecologist named Gao Yaojie exposed the horrifying cause of an AIDS epidemic in rural China — and the ensuing cover-up — and became an enemy of the state. Now 85, she lives in New York without her family, without her friends, and without regrets.<p>The enormous brick fortress in West …

Humanity

Which side of your brain is more dominant? Take the popular ③⓪-second brain test and compare the result with your friends! ☕ Start your brain test now

Which side of your brain is more dominant? <br>The 30-Second Brain Test<p>In which direction is the dancer turning?<p>Nobuyuki Kayahara ©<p>Choose the color, not …

The Brain

Take a Tour of New Science Wing at Melrose High School

By Mark Ouellette<p>A state-of-the-art science wing was unveiled Thursday morning at Melrose High School.<p>The 18,000-square-foot science wing features …

High School

Weekend Reading: The Science of Honey, Coolio's Cooking Career, and More

What we're reading, cooking, and clicking this week<p>• What foodstuff is yellow, sweet, and has a shelf life of infinity? Not a Twinkie, it turns …

Luggage

Just Because Science Can Genetically Engineer Foods, Doesn't Mean We Should

Recently the debate over genetically modified (GMO) foods has heated up again. In just the past few weeks, articles about GMOs have appeared in Slate, the New York Times, and Grist. And over the weekend New York Times writer Amy Harmon wrote again of the saving graces of genetically engineered …

Science And GMOs Are Not The Bad Guys Here

Blogger Beth Hoffman, who is like me a Forbes contributor, tells us in a garbled polemic against genetically modified (GM) foods that<p>journalists on both sides of the argument seem to have forgotten there are many ways aside from “ science” to describe the world around us, and that there are other …

Mobify – Digital Experience Platform

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Watch NASA Crash a Helicopter … For Science

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 08.28.13.<p>Time of Publication: 1:27 pm. 1:27 pm<p>Live streaming video by Ustream<p>NASA is …

Seeing The World Through The Lens Of Math

<b>Editor's Note:</b> This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affecting women in science, technology, engineering and math.<p><i>Joanna Kelley is a Geneticist working in biological diversity at Stanford University, she is a</i> …

High School

Dipping into the ice cream tub to find a little science

As the (English) summer holidays draw to a close, school beckons the young, and the long hot days of July feel like a distant memory, it seems timely to consider ice-cream. The sensory and gustatory pleasures of ice-cream may have originally been concocted by trial and error, but there is a good …

Have a question science could answer?

The next issue of Tech Monthly, The Observer's new science and technology supplement, appears on 13 October and we want you to be involved.<p>Every month I'll be answering the science questions that have you foxed – I trained as a chemist and if I don't know the answer I'll speak to someone who …

Do Kids Eat More Veggies When Schools Serve Healthier Lunches?

A look at school lunch data<p>You can build it, but will they eat it? In a new study, the U.S. Department of Agriculture examined whether serving more fruits and veggies in school lunches is actually correlated with kids eating more fruits and veggies at lunchtime.<p>The study is especially relevant …