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Back on Schedule for Classes Friday !

We expect a nicer day tomorrow- half day with Electives- a visit from the Archeology Dept. (dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones..!) and swimming- if the sun stays out !

Orleans Upward Bound

Beijing: What I did, what I saw and what I learned

Please note this post will be updated again once I have left China – this is due to censorship and internet quality.

Recently, I was afforded the opportunity to visit… 1.504 palabras más

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Reunification Will Have to Bridge the DMZ and Massive Technological Gaps

Some physicians in South Korea are working to understand the differences in healthcare across the DMZ and health issues North Korean defectors face, in preparation for eventual reunification — not easy when the medical tools Northern Korean physicians have are so drastically outdated and when support for reunification is dropping in the South. 170 palabras más


Με τις σημαίες της Κύπρου και της Ελλάδας εκτοξεύεται ο δορυφόρος, HELLAS SAT 3

The Atlas V carrying the Hellas-Sat into space is launched.

Tα μεσάνυχτα της Τετάρτης 28 Ιουνίου, στις 23:59` ώρα Ελλάδος/Κύπρου, ο εκτοξευτήρας ARIANE 5, έχοντας τις σημαίες της Ελλάδας και της Κύπρου στη κορυφή του, θα εκτοξεύσει από το Γκουρού της Γαλλικής Γουιάνας, το νέο δορυφόρο HELLAS SAT 3 της HELLAS SAT, ο οποίος θα τοποθετηθεί στην τροχιακή θέση της Ελλάδος και της Κύπρου στις 39 μοίρες ανατολικά με σκοπό να αντικαταστήσει τον υφιστάμενο δορυφόρο HELLAS SAT 2.  24 palabras más


Racing to measure photosynthesis: why fast gas exchange measurements matter

One of the grand challenges of the 21st century is to meet global food demand. The circumstances that lead to this issue are: 1) population growth, 2) climate change, and 3) limited genetic variability. 267 palabras más

Science, technology and commercialization

In my last post, I randomly talked about why most of young students have no interest studying STEM subjects/degrees or being scientists/engineers. I blamed a little bit about our over-commercialized society. 764 palabras más


Cullen: Miraculous monarchs in decline, but you can help

The monarch butterfly is in decline. It has been for some time and Canadian Wildlife magazine reports that it still is. We should take notice when a prime plant pollinator like the monarch butterfly population is in steep decline. 482 palabras más