Cardinals: why they’re red and their ability to act as PFAS sensors

Birds are enviable. Although they can't integrate the Lambert function, they're far more musical than rappers and far more in tune than most of us. They build nests without mortgages and fly despite COVID. In fact they will always fly without having to sit, without hoping for a window seat. We can only dream of... Continue Reading →

Zebra Finches At a STEM Conference

In the spring of 2016, I attended a STEM conference. Expanding the acronym as science, technology, engineering and math doesn’t shed too much light on the intentions and philosophy of STEM.  The premise is that math, science and technology subjects should not be taught in isolation; there should be more integration and emphasis on applications.... Continue Reading →

Fertility Kits and Giraffes

On the sixth human chromosome, there is a gene that codes for the glycoprotein leuteinizing hormone (LH), produced by the brain's anterior pituitary gland. LH is less known for the role it plays in male testosterone production, and more on the minds of women who are trying to conceive. Its concentration peaks like a sole... Continue Reading →

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