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Using Sound To Stop Tsunamis In Their Tracks

Using Sound To Stop Tsunamis In Their Tracks

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register It’s hard to forget the devastation of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami swarm, which is considered to be one of the deadliest natural disasters in recorded history. In all, this earthquake sent a series of devastating tsunamis barreling into the coasts of most landmasses bordering the Indian Ocean, killing […]

Apollo 14 Moon Landing Anniversary

Apollo 14 Moon Landing Anniversary

On Feb. 5, 1971, the Apollo 14 crew module landed on the moon. The crew members were Captain Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr. (USN), commander; Major Stuart Allen Roosa (USAF), command module pilot; and Commander Edgar Dean Mitchell (USN), lunar module pilot. In this photo, Shepard stands by the Modular Equipment Transporter (MET). The MET was […]

‘Pineapple Express’ Continues To Soak U.S. West Coast

‘Pineapple Express’ Continues To Soak U.S. West Coast

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register The U.S. West Coast has seen more than its fair share of extreme weather over the last several days. California has been affected by extreme rain events, while the Pacific Northwest has been blanketed in snow. The weather was so bad over the weekend that the iconic “Pioneer Cabin Tree” – […]

The “Weight of the World” Peaks Next Week

The “Weight of the World” Peaks Next Week

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register With the myriad cultural holidays that occur around the world at this time of year, overindulgence is the one commonality we all share. Let’s face it, food is a key component of every holiday celebration. From the United States to Germany and Japan, it’s a sure bet we’ve all put on […]

What To Expect From This Weekend’s Cold Snap

What To Expect From This Weekend’s Cold Snap

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register It’s definitely not your imagination. Winter is here, for most parts of the country at least. As proof, NASA released infrared imagery from the AIRS instrument aboard the Aqua satellite on Tuesday, which shows the movement of cold, Arctic air over the U.S. from Dec. 1 to Dec. 11. And all […]

Honey Bee Brood – Food For A Sustainable World

Honey Bee Brood – Food For A Sustainable World

Lola Gayle, medical STEAM Register KØBENHAVN, sildenafil DENMARK: While many in the Western world – myself included – may have a hard time digesting the thought, edible insects are believed to be one of the best possible ways to feed the world. And with the human population projected to reach over 9 billion by 2050, […]

Happy Thoughts Help Kids Control Their Emotions

Happy Thoughts Help Kids Control Their Emotions

Lola Gayle, STEAMRegister.com Peter Pan may have had it right all along when he spoke about thinking happy thoughts. Using neurofeedback, researchers have shown that children and adolescents can literally control their ’emotional brain’ by thinking happy thoughts. Neurofeedback allows scientists to monitor levels of brain activity in real-time, which is then fed back to […]

Why People Regain Weight After Dieting

Why People Regain Weight After Dieting

Kenneth McLeod, Binghamton University, State University of New York Anyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be. It seems like it should be simple: Just exercise to burn more calories and reduce your calorie intake. But many studies have shown that this simple strategy doesn’t […]

Napa Valley Vineyards Benefit From Bluebirds

Napa Valley Vineyards Benefit From Bluebirds

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register If you love wine (and honestly who doesn’t), then take a moment to thank the humble Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana), a small but colorful thrush that has become quite common around some California vineyards. Note: Grape production in California generated over 5.2 billion dollars in 2015 from 918,000 harvested acres (USDA […]

How To Deal With Election Anger

How To Deal With Election Anger

Laurel Mellin, pills Associate Clinical Professor of Family & Community Medicine and Pediatrics, salve University of California, San Francisco As we move closer to Election Day, many of us are breathing a sigh of relief, but there is another mood percolating. Many of us feel anger, a deep, fire in the belly anger that it […]

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