Biology Thought Of The Day: Apoptosis

As I complete another journey around the sun, I give a brief pause to think that what I was a year ago has likely died off and but a distant memory. But never fear, this is not going to turn into the “philosophy thought of the day,” I really don’t have the patience for that.  […]

Meteorology Thought Of The Day: Heat Lightning

As the long summer evenings draw to a close, there may be more and more reports of ‘heat lightning’, the small flashes in the distant clouds without the accompanying thunder. However, heat lightning can generally fall into the same category as centrifugal force, in that it doesn’t truly exist.The common myth is that the atmospheric […]

Chemistry Thought Of The Day: WHITE!

It’s been awhile since I’ve done my weekly post… Call it school’s out, call it distracted, call it something. For those that have been awaiting with baited breath I apologize, I’ll get back in the swing in a week or two.As there is more and more talk about global warming, shrinking ice sheets, record temperatures, […]