Author: Mariah Loeber

What is Asbestos and is it Harmful?
Health Science

What is Asbestos and is it Harmful?

Recently, FemSTEM paired up with Samantha Stuhler, an analyst for an environmental testing company, to talk about the EPA and its importance in our current society.  As we did this, we talked about minerals that Miss Stuhler directly works with — asbestos. When asked if the introduced bill to dismantle the EPA […]

Easy Tips to Dealing with IBS-C From Personal Experience
Health

Easy Tips to Dealing with IBS-C From Personal Experience

*Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, and this is not medical advice.  This is just what I’ve used (based on doctor recommendations) to help deal with my own IBS-C.   Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (or IBS-C) is a very common condition that effects the large intestine.  In fact, of IBS […]

What is Endometriosis and What Should You Know About it?
Health

What is Endometriosis and What Should You Know About it?

Endometriosis is a very common, and extremely painful, physical disorder that takes its residence in the tissue of your uterus.  There’s over 200,000 cases a year!  However …even though it’s that common, the disorder is not talked about often enough.  And there are many women who deal with this disorder and may not even […]

CC: NASA Photo / Lauren Hughes
Engineering

Could NASA Create a Mars Airplane?! Could You Help?!

Way back in 2015, NASA began work on an airplane that could fly through space.  Specifically, they began to work on a Mars Airplane.  On Friday, March 30th, 2017, however, this Mars Airplane project took flight once again. This aircraft is called the: “Preliminary Research Aerodynamic Design to Land on […]

Teach Your Kids to Be Social Media Savvy: 3 Tips
Tech

Teach Your Kids to Be Social Media Savvy: 3 Tips

Social media is just a part of our lives now (for the most of us, anyway).  We use it to run our businesses, we use it to connect with family, and we use it to get in touch with friends.  And children are using social media, too.  In the form […]

Trump vs Climate Change: Today’s Executive Order
News

Trump vs Climate Change: Today’s Executive Order

FemSTEM has no political affiliation*.  Most everyone saw this coming, and some people are thrilled about it, while others are not.  As you’re most likely well aware, the ongoing debate on whether or not climate change is real is deepening even further.  Donald Trump himself is a known climate change […]