Science Legislation of the Week

This week in Science Policy, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology will host a hearing on National Laboratories: World-Leading Innovation in Science. The hearing will host testimony from the following members: March 14, 2018-10:00am Witnesses to testify: Dr. Mark Peters, Director at Idaho National Laboratory Dr. Susan Seestrom, Advanced Science & Technology Associate …

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Science Quote of the Week

"The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe it" -Dr. Neil de Grasse Tyson

CRISPR Technology

The field of Biology has seen rapid advances in both knowledge, and technology, in the last century. Once the structure of DNA was understood, new techniques were developed, like DNA sequencing, that has allowed researchers to understand the genetic code. One of the newest technologies, that offers tremendous opportunity, is called CRISPR, or Clustered Regularly …

Center for European Nuclear Research

In near absolute zero vacuum, particles are accelerated at the speed of light towards one another in a experiment to understand the very nature of the universe. This is not some piece of science fiction but a real life experiment that is being conducted at the European Union's Large Hadron Collider housed at the Center …

International Women’s Day: Notable Female Scientists

Happy International Women's Day folks! To commemorate tomorrow, I thought it would be a great idea to point out notable female scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of science. While this list is far from complete, it helps to show that we need more women in the STEM field to bring in …