BMI is a common tool used to measure a person’s body fat, but does not actually reflect a person’s whole health. Learn about the complexities of BMI and how COVID-19 has contributed to widespread weight gain.
Is there renewed public interest in manned space exploration? Learn from an astrobiologist about scientific modeling work aimed at better understanding the climate and habitability of Mars, Venus and other planets.
COVID-19 took an incredible toll on healthcare professionals. Learn how responsibilities and opportunities shifted for different levels of nurses and how to prepare to work in this very difficult field.
Until recently, it wasn’t possible to pursue a science degree online, largely because of the lab requirement. Learn how APU STEM faculty got creative and figured out how to deliver the first fully online organic chemistry class and other science classes through innovative course design.
Many aspiring engineers believe technical knowledge will be their greatest skillset for career advancement. Learn why communication and public speaking are often just as important and how to build those skills.
Writing a paranormal romance novel about women in STEM fields requires extensive research combined with creativity and drive. Even after 10 novels, learn why this author seeks out experts to ensure her stories are accurate and engaging.
Our relationship with and respect for the natural world is more important than ever. Learn about climate change and population growth and why it’s so important for humans to understand that they are a part of nature, not apart from it.
Learn about the television show “Firefly” and the social and personal issues it explores. Here’s how science fiction helps people better understand the world around them.