A week ago, International Women’s Day urged us all to #PressforProgress and keep the momentum going in the struggle for gender equality. In response to this year’s #PressforProgress campaign theme, MindBlown asked you – the students and faculty at Saint Mary’s – to weigh in on a pressing debate: In 2018, do we still need feminism?
The science is in: You might be “Addicted to Love”
Today is a celebration of love, but don’t sweat it if you find yourself more in love with your dog or your Domino’s delivery driver than you are with a romantic partner. Recent brain scanning studies show that you might be better off without a Valentine! Continue reading “This is your brain on LOVE ❤”
Check out this new tech trend that may already be in your pocket…
Today’s world is abuzz with a stream of new technologies, and flashy tech like the iPhone X and Samsung’s Galaxy S8 are bound to catch the eye. Continue reading “What’s an OLED?”
Take this quiz to find out.
20 core amino acids make up our body’s proteins. Which one are you? Take this quiz to find out! Continue reading “Which amino acid are you?”
Find out what set off those fire alarms…
The holidays are here and to celebrate we’re heading back to the lab for another LabRats special! This month we have a real treat in store for you: the truly dazzling Thermite reaction. Thermite is a combination of Continue reading “Holiday Special: Thermite Reaction”
The pollution you never thought you’d have to worry about…
I’ve heard discussions on the overuse of artificial light, but I never really gave light pollution much thought. Studies have shown, however, that light pollution can have negative effects on both humans and wildlife. Continue reading “Lost in Light”
It’s easier than you think.
Good Will Hunting, the iconic film starring Matt Damon as a young janitor with an unbelievable talent for mathematics, turns twenty years old today, Dec. 5th, 2017. Continue reading “You can be as good as Will Hunting”
Will this Thanksgiving staple put you to sleep, or can we bust this myth once and for all?
We’ve all heard it before, right? Comments that the high content of tryptophan in turkey makes people sleepy are as plentiful as the stuffing grandma makes for the big Thanksgiving feast every year. However Continue reading “Is your tryptophan-filled turkey making you tired?”