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Keiko Ogura still has nightmares about the sounds and smells she experienced 70 years ago this summer, when the world’s first atomic bomb used in war exploded 2,000 feet above her hometown of...
My typical morning almost always begins with a cup of coffee. I add my favorite Columbian coffee grounds and water into my coffeemaker, heat up some milk, and pour them both into my coffee mug. As...
I hear a lot of crying these days. In fact, playing mom to a 1-year-old and a 2-year-old doesn’t leave much room for not crying time. Over the past few years, I’ve adopted multiple strategies to deal...
A week ago at Youth & Opportunity United (Y.O.U.) summer camp, I made pancakes with a group of middle school campers. The goal was to eat good food and learn something about the scientific method...


Jun 29, 2015
From the science fiction of "Jurassic Park" to the reality of genetically modified foods, the idea... Read More
Jun 16, 2015
Water is a renewable resource, but it is not an infinite one. All around the globe, various... Read More
Jun 12, 2015
It is Friday evening and you are happy to arrive at the restaurant you made a reservation for two... Read More


By: Sarah Moore
Aug 21, 2015
Mercurial would be a nice way to describe me. Another way to describe me would be completely, utterly,... Read More
By: Muskaan Jain
Aug 19, 2015
Imagine being in an accident that forced your hand to regrow from scratch. Unfortunately, this was something... Read More
By: Carolyn Wilke
Aug 13, 2015
Even though I’ve lived here for two years, I still have conversations with friends in which I admit that I... Read More
By: Lisa Qu
Aug 11, 2015
I never opened a computer programming software until my first year of graduate school. Before then, MATLAB ... Read More