Brown fat vs. white fat, and the winner is ...
August 14, 2014 We are constantly bombarded in the news with stories about fat. more »»
How important could superconductivity be?
July 17, 2014 A good explanation as to what superconductivity is may be a proper place to start. We are all familiar with conductors; conductors allow a reasonably free flow of electricity through them. more »»
Time: the long and the short of it
May 8, 2014 Time is such an interesting thing. I can’t think of anything else that is quite as familiar and at the same time so strange. On the one hand time is well known and on the other it is not known at all. more »»
The amazing little pepticles
April 10, 2014 It is funny that a molecule (really a small chunk of amino acids) could potentially find so many uses in our world. Yet peptides seem to be doing just that. more »»
Are we on the verge of a new physics?
February 27, 2014 Of course, we live in a fast-paced world; it doesn’t seem to come as a surprise to us when our society comes to a new understanding of some technology or science. more »»
The case for nuclear power
January 16, 2014 The word “nuclear” has for some time struck fear into the American public. Of course, there is a good reason for this. Nuclear weapons became a significant threat during the Cold Wa. more »»
Nanoparticles: the medicine of the future?
December 19, 2013 I will start with the obvious question first, what are nanoparticles? Well, the reason they have the name nanoparticle is because they typically have lengths of 1 to 100 nanometers. more »»