Everything You Need to Know About Semiconductors

BY MEGAN RAY NICHOLS Technology is an integral part of our daily lives. We talk to friends and family, stay connected with colleagues, socialize and work from home on our computers and smartphones. Different types of technology show up in nearly every …

When Does Subtractive Manufacturing Make More Sense?

By Megan Ray Nichols Additive manufacturing — especially 3D printing — has captured the attention of hobbyists and manufacturers everywhere. Its capabilities and demand are certainly on the upswing. However, it would be premature to count out the more …

How Is Machine Learning Changing Education?

By Megan R. Nichols Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer science fiction, and it may be more abundant than you realize. AI already powers things from Netflix recommendations to smart speakers to autopilot in airplanes, and it’s only going to…

The science behind lucid dreaming

By Jackie Edwards The scientific and medical community have become more interested in lucid dreaming since the discovery that it is possible to improve motor learning through lucid dreaming. As a result, there is a possibility it could have s…

What Is the Science of Sustainability?

By Megan Ray Nichols Sustainability is a word that appears in conversation often these days, especially with the United Nations giving us a looming 2030 deadline to start reducing our carbon emissions. Everyone is talking about sustainability and why i…

The Science Behind Welding

By Megan Ray Nichols When you want to join two things together, you have a lot of options depending on the two materials. If you attach paper to cardboard, you can grab a bottle of glue. If you stick plastics together, epoxy is your go-to adhesive. If …