Author Archives: Cassidy Mayeda

How art could help encourage kids to study science

Science

“You gotta Crash and Learn.”

STEAM is a growing movement in education to teach art and science together. Learn why it makes the former Mythbuster’s host so excited, and how it can help kids learn to… Continue reading

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A new view of twisted proteins could help scientists understand Alzheimer’s

Health

A critical molecule in the neurodegenerative disease has finally been mapped.

A recent study reveals the full molecular structure of tau filaments, thought to cause Alzheimer’s disease. It could unlock the secret of neurodegen… Continue reading

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This gecko-inspired robot could help solve our space debris dilemma

Science

Get a gecko grip.

A new robotic gripper inspired by gecko feet can hold giant dangerous space debris—and let it go with a feather-light touch. Continue reading

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A 99 million-year-old baby bird, Mario’s high-flying odyssey, and other amazing images of the week

Science

Newsworthy eye candy

From fossils to video-game sneak-peaks, a roundup of the most exciting images in science, space, and technology news. Read on. Continue reading

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Hawaii is a hotspot for alien species

Science

New research on where invasives are most pervasive

Wealthy, populated islands and coasts are at increased risk for invasive plant, insect, and animal life that could have significant ecological effects. Read on. Continue reading

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