Today marks Charles R. Darwin’s birthday, born over 200 years ago on February 12, 1809. Help celebrate his birth, ideas, and accomplishments by spreading the word. Or why not just […]
Nearly 200 years after his death, scientists now reveal what likely caused the demise of Napoleon Bonaparte. The emperor ruled France from the late 1700’s to early 1800’s. After his defeat […]
This physics joke never gets old.
Ever wonder what happens when an animal dies? This video comes from the folks at Earth Unplugged, showing the decomposition process of a monitor lizard through an amazing time lapse video. […]
On September 24, 2013, over 500 were killed when a strong 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck the province of Balochistan in southwest Pakistan. Two days later a new island unexpectedly emerged from the sea […]
The 8th day in October is the perfect day to honor this 8-armed cephalopod (Greek for “head-footed”). There are many reasons we should celebrate octopuses: 1) They’re super smart! Believed to be the […]
Lecture and book signing with Frank Netter’s daughter When: Friday, October 25, 3 pm – 5:30 pm Where: UIC Molecular Biology Research Building Auditorium, 901 S Marshfield Ave, Chicago, IL 60612 Light refreshments will be […]