Well that happened…
January was a series of significant Wednesdays. Its hard to write anything else without mentioning that in less than 30 days we had an armed insurrection at the US Capitol,…Read More
It’s 2021 Finally*
*fingers crossed Actually – I wrote that sentence with a little trepidation. Because I plan on taking some time off during the holidays and am preloading this blog. Any other…Read More
Helps Us Show Science Matters in Georgia
This season we are grateful for our dedicated Science for Georgia community Although Thanksgiving is behind us, we at Science for Georgia have much to appreciate as 2020 comes to…Read More
Fall Food Focus
by Daniel McManus The holiday season is in full swing; with Halloween in the rear-view mirror, we’re moving into preparations for Thanksgiving and the bounty of food we hope it…Read More
Flu Fighters 2020: Pandemic World Tour
The Fight of Our Lives: Treating the Flu in a Pandemic The transition from summer to fall brings many things; cooler temperatures, fall clothing, autumn leaves, Halloween decorations, and Influenza.…Read More
Ask a Scientist: How do we know scientific studies are safe? Who approves them?
By Alexandra Wickson and Samantha Yeligar Have you heard a lot about COVID-19 vaccine trials recently? Ever wonder who oversees and approves these trials to make sure they are safe…Read More
There is a lot of talk about donating plasma. What does that mean?
by Christine Doronio Your blood is made up of four main components: red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and plasma. When you donate blood, you can either donate ‘whole…Read More
Voting: It Unites Us All
The first presidential election I remember was Bush vs Dukakis in 1988. School was closed on election day and I was hanging out at a friend’s house. Over lunch, I…Read More
What’s the deal with radiation? And can my cell phone cause cancer?
First things first: Your cell phone can’t cause cancer. The reason is the difference between non-ionizing and ionizing radiation. When most people think of radiation, they think of cancer treatment,…Read More
ST&T – Adopt-A-Stream: Citizen Science and Healthy Waters
Georgia Adopt-A-Stream encourages and supports community members interested in collecting water quality data, ranging from dissolved oxygen to crayfish abundance. These data are then used by the community, local organizations,…Read More