Posts tagged as: Science

Apple Donates 1000 Apple Watches To Help With Eating Disorder Study

Apple is donating 1,000 of its Apple Watches to a study that is aiming to find out whether binge eating is due to biological or behavioral causes. Apple itself won’t be conducting the study or analyzing the data from it, but the researchers think the company’s tech could be vital in advancing understanding of binge […]

New Science Comics Tell Stories of Brains, Sharks and More

A new series of nonfiction graphic novels is proving that comics are terrific for telling stories about science. First Second Books has announced 13 upcoming titles in their “Science Comics” book series, to be released from 2017 through 2019. These nonfiction graphic novels combine engaging and vibrant artwork with characters who will introduce readers to […]

First Second Books Will Launch New Science Comic Series

First Second Books will launch a new series called Science Comics. The publisher intends for these nonfiction books to reach middle-grade readers. According to the press release, the first three books slated for release will focus on the following topics: dinosaurs, coral reefs and volcanoes. The publication dates have been set for 2016. After the […]

Oddities: San Francisco Airs Season Finale Saturday

The final episode of Oddities: San Francisco airs this Saturday with an episode called “Cobra-Cadabra.”  At Loved to Death, an eccentric magician gives Korri and Audra an unforgettable assignment–find him a serpentine oddity worthy of his act.  Audra must help Korri overcome an intense fear of snakes, while the duo searches for the remains of […]

Trek Nation Premieres Nov. 30 at 8PM on Science

Science is celebrating the 45th anniversary of one of the television franchise, Star Trek, with the world-premiere two-hour event, Trek Nation. This tribute follows Gene Roddenberry’s son, Rod, as he explores the deep impact of his father’s singular vision for the future.  Through interviews with fans, including George Lucas, J.J. Abrams, Seth MacFarlane, and many […]

PBS Kids Launch New Science-Focused App – Sid’s Science Fair

PBS Kids today announced the newest addition to its successful suite of educational apps for iPhone and iPod touch, Sid’s Science Fair, which is available now on the App Store. The app, based on the animated preschool series Sid the Science Kid from The Jim Henson Company, encourages children ages 3 to 6 to explore […]

HowStuffWorks App Now On iPhone has announced its HowStuffWorks App is now available on the App Store offering iPhone and iPod touch users over 30,000 ways to get smarter on-the-go. The HowStuffWorks App is designed to deliver a holistic navigation experience with thousands of articles, plus custom audio and video podcasts, accompanied by each hosts’ blog and social feeds. […]

CellCraft Puts Fun In Science

Scientists, middle-schoolers and software developers have partnered with Wake Forest University to create an educational video game that has gone toe-to-toe with some of the best shoot-’em-up games out there, winning rave reviews from gamers worldwide.   Within 10 days of release, CellCraft has been played more than 1 million times on top-level, free gaming […]

NASA and Microsoft Bring Mars to the Web in 3D

NASA and Microsoft Research are bringing Mars to life with new features in the WorldWide Telescope software that provides viewers with a high-resolution 3-D map of the Red Planet.   Teams at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., and Microsoft in Redmond, Wash., jointly developed the software necessary to make NASA’s planetary data […]

Hurricane Alley Movies Come to the iPhone and iPad

Scientists working for NASA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) Project at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. have developed continually updating “movies” of satellite imagery that allows on-line, iPhone and iPad viewing of any cyclone’s movement in the Hurricane Alleys of the Atlantic Ocean or Eastern Pacific Ocean. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s […]

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