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Science Images of the Week

Posted May 30th, 2014 at 7:21 pm (UTC+0)
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Atoms Star in Smallest Movie Ever Made

Posted May 1st, 2013 at 4:45 pm (UTC+0)

The World’s Smallest Stop-action Movie (IBM) Bigger is often better in Hollywood, but IBM is drawing lots of attention for making the smallest movie ever. A Boy and His Atom is a stop-motion, animated movie made with thousands of precisely positioned atoms in nearly 250 motion picture frames.  The folks at Guinness World Records®  verified […]

Science Images of the Week

Posted April 19th, 2013 at 7:08 pm (UTC+0)

NASA Wants to Speed Journey to Mars

Posted April 9th, 2013 at 5:05 pm (UTC+0)
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NASA wants to shorten the journey to Mars. It took about eight months for its Mars rover, Curiosity, to reach the red planet. And now, the US space agency is looking for ways to cut the travel time for future manned missions there. Researchers in Washington State say that might be possible through a unique […]

Science Images of the Week

Posted March 29th, 2013 at 5:49 pm (UTC+0)
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International Apps/Games Competition Ends with Selection of Five Finalists

Posted March 22nd, 2013 at 5:16 pm (UTC+0)
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The U.N. Alliance of Civilizations recently wrapped up its inaugural international mobile apps and games competition called Create UNAOC Challenge 2012 with the selection of five finalists who were each awarded $5,000 to refine their interactive creations. Educators, businesses, public service organizations and media outlets have all discovered that creating and offering a variety of […]

Scientist Discover Way to Lose Weight Without Dieting

Posted December 10th, 2012 at 7:12 pm (UTC+0)

British scientists have found you can lose weight without dieting – by replacing high-fat foods with their low-fat counterparts. Writing in the British Medical Journal,  researchers from the University of East Anglia found that people who switched out high-fat foods with low-fat substitutes lost about 1.6 kg over six months without any additional dieting. They […]

Collaboration is Key in Creating Games That Make Learning Fun

Posted October 13th, 2012 at 2:47 pm (UTC+0)
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Educators, businesses, public service organizations and media outlets have all discovered that developing and offering a variety of computer and smartphone games and applications is a successful way to engage and communicate with their audiences as well as providing challenging, but entertaining learning opportunities. The U.N. Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) also sees the growing value […]

Science Images of the Week

Posted September 5th, 2012 at 6:35 pm (UTC+0)

Curiosity Beams Back Stunning Mars Images, Human Voice

Posted August 28th, 2012 at 6:46 pm (UTC+0)

NASA’s Curiosity rover has beamed back spectacular HD photos of the Martian surface. Captured by a 100-millimeter telephoto lens and 34-milllimeter wide angle lens, the images show the dark dunes,  layered rock and canyons of Mount Sharp, a mountain inside Gale Crater, where the rover landed. NASA also released photos of Curiosity at work as […]