Launchpad Workshop Day 3: My God, It’s Full of Stars…

how I spent our morning off… Saturday August 2, AMGot a lift down to “historic downtown Laramie” this morning after breakfast and spent a couple of hours photographing the place and its idiosyncrasies – like, for instance, the bleached cowskulls … Continue reading

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Windows into the Past: Fossils and Star Relics

Here’s a collection of recent science stories that deepen our understanding of the past, both here on Earth and in the heavens. ‘Treasure trove’ of dinosaur footprints found in southern England More than 85 well-preserved dinosaur footprints — made by … Continue reading

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Herpes, PTSD, Organ Transplant Rejection, and Stars: Short Science Articles

How to make organ transplants last: New approaches try to train the body to welcome the replacement parts A discussion of various strategies to prevent rejection in transplanted organs:  Because transplanted skin has a high likelihood of provoking an immune attack, … Continue reading

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Scientific Wonders, July 2018 edition

A potpourri of nifty discoveries to remind us, in the midst of so much political anguish, what an amazing universe we live in. Baby Snake That Lived Among Dinosaurs Found Preserved in Amber   Using uranium-lead dating, a research team … Continue reading

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