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The Economics and Communications of Vaccines

The Economics and Communications of Vaccines
November 16, 2016

All over the world, public health officials are working on ways to get vaccines to more people. The World Health Organization has programs all over the world to get vaccines into low to middle income countries, including their World Immunization Week in April.

If Leftover Candy could power a Cellphone

If Leftover Candy could power a Cellphone
November 7, 2016

Halloween has come and gone, and if your Halloween candy bowl looks like mine, all of the Kit Kats, Twix and Butterfingers are long gone, leaving nothing but the junky candy that you might spend the next month lacklusterly picking over.

So this year, I thought I might see what other things we could theoretically do with the energy stored in those spare sweets.

Bone Density Study Gives Forensic Investigators New Tool

Bone Density Study Gives Forensic Investigators New Tool
September 22, 2016

All good forensics stories are stories of science. Whether the CSI folks are testing for matching fiber, Dexter is charting the physics of a blood spatter analysis or Sherlock Holmes is deducing where the killer is lurking based on the type of dirt found in the footprints at the crime scene, deductions from the smallest crumbs of evidence are the driving force behind these stories.

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