Crazy Ways People Have Tried to Use Radiation
10
November

Crazy Ways People Have Tried to Use Radiation

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Today it seems like common sense not to put radioactive materials in your mouth. And, really, it should have seemed that way a hundred years ago, too. People had been noticing very, very bad effects from high levels of ionizing radiation for decades. But in some circles, word traveled slowly–or was hushed up altogether. In […]


How are pearls formed? | #aumsum

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

How are pearls formed? It’s a top secret. I can’t reveal it. All right. I will tell you. Pearls are the result of a biological process within living sea creatures. Like an oyster as it protects itself from foreign substances. Wow The oyster looks beautiful. Indeed. An oyster has two shells. Inside the shells, there […]


I Got Stung 50 Times By Bees & I’m Allergic – Story
23
October

I Got Stung 50 Times By Bees & I’m Allergic – Story

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Bees. Flying insects. Members of complex social colonies centered around a queen. Extremely important to pollination. There are over 16,000 known species of bees. One of the species, the western or European honey bee, makes honey and beeswax. Unfortunately honey bees are my personal life long nemesis. I’m part of the just over 3% of […]


Why do we get Nightmares? | #aumsum
22
October

Why do we get Nightmares? | #aumsum

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

It’s AumSum Time. Why do we get nightmares? Because everyday my teacher conducts a surprise test. No. On waking, we feel our heart pounding and can usually recollect the nightmare. Nightmares usually occur during the REM stage of sleep. Even though they are more common in children, many adults also experience them. There could be […]


Immune System, Part 3: Crash Course A&P #47
21
October

Immune System, Part 3: Crash Course A&P #47

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

It is time! We have arrived at the final conflict. The battle royale. A fight to the…well, hopefully not death, but a big fight anyway. It only seems fitting that we spend this, our last episode of anatomy and physiology, talking about one of your body’s last-ditch efforts to defend itself, at all costs. This […]


The Chris Froome salbutamol case | Episode 34 | 14 December 2017
21
October

The Chris Froome salbutamol case | Episode 34 | 14 December 2017

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

You’re listening to the cycling podcast in association with Rapha Celebrating the Sport and producing the finest cycling clothing since 2004 Hello my name’s Richard Moore I’m with Lionel Birnie hello Richard and Daniel Friebe hello hello and we’ve we’ve convened unexpectedly haven’t we weren’t gonna give you a regular podcast this week but some […]


Student Scientists Develop Pollen App for Allergy Sufferers
20
October

Student Scientists Develop Pollen App for Allergy Sufferers

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

We’ve been looking at this issue of pollen. And how do we do more with the science around pollen in the NJCSTM. When talking about this this idea came up of the pollen-tracking app. AccuPollen is a way for you to get real pollen counts in your area. You’ll be able to use that to […]


Immune System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #45
19
October

Immune System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #45

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

You may not know it, but your body is engaged in a never-ending battle. You are literally covered in staph and strep and e coli, and all sorts of dubious characters that are intent on using you, and your body’s many resources, to feed themselves, find shelter, and reproduce as much as they want. And, […]


Why Are So Many Kids Allergic to Peanuts? (The Truth About Peanut Allergies)

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

So you have a kid. You love your little bundle of joy: but then you remember. Oh my god, the world is a scary place. How can I protect my child?? [ScIQ Intro] Naturally, you avoid all danger like the Plague. You introduce new foods slowly. You buy only the freshest organic produce so your […]