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Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech
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ICYMI: NASA Ends GRACE Mission, Your iPhone’s Calculator Might Be Buggy, and the US is Selling to Oil Companies

After 15 Years, NASA Says ‘Goodbye’ to GRACE     Satellite GRACE’s (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) 15-year-run has come to an end.  As reported by NASA themselves on October 27th, 2017, the U.S. and German collaboration ended its science operations.  GRACE was really two satellites that ‘provided unprecedented insights into […]

Science Communication: Consider the Source
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Science Communication: Consider the Source

SCIENCE COMMUNICATION — We’ve all seen health products, mental health products, or other services claim that what they’re doing is backed by real science.  Whether they’re making wild claims about how much weight you’re going to lose, or saying how much better they’re going to make your life in general, […]

What the EPA Has Done Since Scott Pruitt was Appointed Head
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What the EPA Has Done Since Scott Pruitt was Appointed Head

FemSTEM has no political affiliation*.   On a controversial means, back in December of 2016, President Donald Trump had nominated Scott Pruitt to be the head of the Environmental Protection Agency.  Scott Pruitt, if you are unfamiliar, was an Oklahoma State senator, and later the attorney general for the state. […]

Women use Birth Control for More than Just Controlling Birth
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Women use Birth Control for More than Just Controlling Birth

Contrary to popular belief, Birth Control is used for more than just keeping yourself from getting pregnant.  Many women who are not sexually active may take the contraceptive pills, or use an IUD, or some other form of birth control for reasons that have nothing to do with keeping themselves […]

#SharkWeek: 4 Myths About Sharks Debunked
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#SharkWeek: 4 Myths About Sharks Debunked

The media likes to give wrong ideas about a lot of different subjects, and sharks are no exception to this rule (We’re looking at YOU, Discovery Channel).  It’s good to be critical of what you read or watch on most subjects, and to do your own research in order to […]

Have You Met Our Wonderful Partners Yet?
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Have You Met Our Wonderful Partners Yet?

In the small amount of time we’ve been around, we’ve managed to nab some excellent partners and friends who have supported our endeavors from the beginning.  Other websites, and other people who are passionate about Science Communication have taken it upon themselves to help us out, and it’s been tremendous. […]

8 Ways To Improve Your Posture And Prevent Back Pain
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8 Ways To Improve Your Posture And Prevent Back Pain

When back pain builds up over time, its source can sometimes be hard to locate accurately, especially if the exact cause is unknown. You can, however, assume that the pain may stem either from bone issues, disc misplacement, nerve problems or muscle tears. But which one is it? Lower back pain is […]