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Entries by Cara Santa Maria from 02/2012

Women In Science: Why So Few? (VIDEO)

Posted 02.06.2012 | Science

2012-02-08-jdjgidjfidjfidijfdfcnvmnmvcnvmcnvmcbvcvbmcbvmcbv.jpgWomen make up just about half of the American workforce, but we hold less than a quarter of the STEM jobs. Why is that?

Mireya Mayor: Scientist, Mother, Ex-Cheerleader (VIDEO)

Posted 02.08.2012 | Science

2012-02-09-Screenshot20120209at5.00.32PM.jpgI first met Mireya Mayor a few weeks ago when she was the keynote speaker at this incredible science convention. We really hit it off, so I invited her to come chat with me over coffee.

Concussion In Contact Sports (VIDEO)

Posted 02.10.2012 | Science

2012-02-13-headinjurycarasanta.jpgOne thing all researchers agree on is that the types of head injuries sustained during football games can cause depression, changes in mood and behavior, memory loss, and even early dementia.

Bonobo Love: Valentine's Advice From Christopher Ryan

Posted 02.14.2012 | Science

2012-02-14-Screenshot20120214at9.46.31AM.pngHere are seven things we can learn about love from bonobos, as described by Dr. Christopher Ryan.

Dinosaur Exhibit Reveals New Insights Into Life And Death Of Ancient Reptiles (ORIGINAL VIDEO)

Posted 02.15.2012 | Science


Sleep: How Long Can You Go Without It? (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Posted 02.21.2012 | Science

2012-02-21-Screenshot20120221at8.37.03AM.jpgIt turns out that weird stuff starts to happen to the body and the mind when we don't sleep.

Igloo Effect: How Peter Skyllberg, Swedish Man, Survived Two Months In Snow-Covered Car (ORIGINAL VIDEO)

Posted 02.22.2012 | Science

2012-02-23-Screenshot20120223at9.28.59AM.jpgDespite the freezing temperatures, snow can actually offer crucial ingredients for survival.

Science Meets Style: What Futuristic Fashion Says About Our Culture (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.24.2012 | Science

2012-02-27-Screenshot20120227at8.55.31AM.pngScientific, futuristic thought is alive and well in the world of fashion.

Neil deGrasse Tyson: 'When A Nation Dreams Big, Its Citizenry Dreams Big' (ORIGINAL VIDEO)

Posted 02.28.2012 | Science


Rocket Lab Run By USC Undergrads (VIDEO)

Posted 02.29.2012 | Science

This team of undergraduate researchers with a bold mission: to design, build, and launch high powered rockets from scratch, and eventually reach the outer limits of Earth's atmosphere.2012-02-29-Screenshot20120229at8.01.22AM.jpg