Category Archives: Science Commentary

The Internal Life of Cows

I have a conflicting relationship with cows. I love them. I love to look at them, touch them and hang out with them. I’ve had the opportunity to feed a cow, see cows mate and give birth, and even once … Continue reading

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Writers: Watch Your Headlines

They say the pen is mightier than the sword … and I do agree that it packs a powerful punch. “With great power comes great responsibility,” and this is so true of writers. Our words are powerful — especially when … Continue reading

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The Immune System’s Role in Longevity

One of the causes of a human’s “shortened” life span is the increased risk of infections and certain cancers caused the the reduced effectiveness of the immune system. You see, as we age, the thymus, which produces new T cells … Continue reading

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Can co-evolution be applied to intelligent life forms?

This morning, I opened my email and found a press release about how insects and plant co-evolved, each one changing to adapt to life with the other. Here’s a video that explains the concept:   As I was listening to … Continue reading

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Cosmic rays impair astronaut brain function

I really miss writing about science. And, of course, you probably have figured out I’m into science fiction. I once had an idea to create a website called “Sci for Sci Fi” that would cover current science research and propose … Continue reading

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