Category Archives: Science

blogs that discuss scientific developments and their relevance to the present and their connections with the past

What’s the Deal With a Hot Middle East and Sahara?

Hello All, Welcome to another edition of “WTD”, the blog whose humor is as dry as the Atacama.* In this week’s post, we’ll chat about climate change’s effect on an already warm region of the world and how it may … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With Public Health, The Environment and Race?

Hello All! In this edition of WTD, we’ll discuss the high profile case of contaminated water in Flint, Michigan and how it connects with our community and social history of racial discrimination in housing and environmental concerns. Throughout the history … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With Grass-Fed Meat and Understanding Food Labels?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that is certified to be fed mostly on peanuts. In this edition, we’ll discuss the often misunderstood and misused terms surrounding food and nutrition such as non-GMO, organic, … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With a lack of Water in the West?

Hello all! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that usually stays hydrated in some form or another. In this week’s post, we’ll discuss the ongoing 4 year drought that has severely affected the western United States … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With Sexism in Science?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of ‘What’s the Deal?’, the blog that calls for tough conversations to be had to promote understanding and equality in the blogo-sphere. In this week’s edition, we’ll take a look at a head-scratching reality … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With Cosmos in Russia?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that rarely breaks Earth’s gravitational pull. In this week’s post we discuss a cancelled rocket launch in Russia and what that means for the Russian aeronautics and space … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With a Hook, Line, and Sinker for Hookworm?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that usually remembers to wear shoes outside. In this week’s post, we’ll discuss a major breakthrough in the fight against hookworm, a parasitic agent that affects nearly 1 … Continue reading

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