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Humans have caused some big changes on land, in the ocean, and even in the air. Some of those changes have impacted vast amounts of species including in here in the Southeastern part of the nation. Science and conservation are wonderful tools to help address some of those impacts. Many species have been wiped out, but with a little planning, work, and luck scientists are hoping to give some of these dwindling species a shot at a comeback.
  • The pandemic has caused a lot of new medical science to be explored, but all the other science work must get done too! Part of that work includes better understanding our planet’s biological history, including extinct animals! Why have ancient rats and cats been in the science news lately?
  • You know what they say, folks: Birds of a feather, flock together! Well, dinos of a scale, may flock together as well! It’s a slant rhyme, people. Come on! Get excited, we’re about to dig into some brand new dino-science!
  • The science community had some great news to start off this week, a historic first ever, powered, controlled flight on another planet!! There are a lot of articles being shared all over the world in regard to this massive achievement, but we wanted to take a moment to explore how something like this is possible in the first place.
  • For most of us, our daily lives involve highways, roads, and parking lots. Cars have become an undeniable presence nearly everywhere on Earth that has humans. What about the future though? Will we continue to only expand one mode of transportation?
  • Do you remember the year 2004? Let's take a little stroll back in time. Back to when Mean Girls was on the big screen, Usher’s "Burn" was heating up the Billboard charts, and the TV show Friends aired its final episode. Also, that was the last time 15 states in the US experienced the 17 year periodic Cicada emergence! If we move forward 17 years from then that takes us to today and the process is happening again.
  • Tens of millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccine have started to make their way around the globe. But, we will still need many more to effectively vaccinate our entire human family - especially those in countries with limited resources for logistics. This means we'll need more companies and more types of shots to address global needs. I
  • The pandemic has been a game changer for so many aspects of life here on Earth. We’ve seen the global crisis impact everything from economics to health care systems and beyond. Some changes made from the pandemic will have long lasting impacts on topics like schools, offices, and entertainment venues to name a few. Birth rates too were impacted by the pandemic.
  • Humanity now has a few tools to helping address the novel coronavirus pandemic. Here in the United States the FDA has three vaccines now authorized for emergency use. The latest vaccine offering is made possible by the Johnson & Johnson company.
  • As the world continues to combat the pandemic everyone is paying a lot of attention to symptoms like a runny nose and watery eyes. Be sure to pay attention to why you’re having those symptoms though because it could very well be because of something in the air. No, not a virus, but the annual release of springtime pollen! A
  • How close are we to a real life Jurassic Park? Can scientists even clone an extinct species?