Alison Pearce Stevens' Articles
- Scientists identify the brain region responsible for recognizing facial expressions in others. It helps us know whether others are happy or sad.
- Science teachers want to cover current science and health topics, but struggle to find good resources for their students.
- Researchers have just created robots that mimic the ability of ants to move super-large objects.
- The science behind mindfulness shows that both teachers and students can benefit from a bit of focused attention.
- Scientists developed a new method to give drones the skills to follow hiking trails in search of lost hikers.
- Researchers find that children and teens who gain too much weight see a near-simultaneous increase in blood pressure.
- Researchers working with mice found that allowing the body to rest after a concussion gave brain cells time to heal and reconnect with each other.
- Researchers find that Venus flytraps respond to the number of times insects touch their sensory hairs. This tells them when it’s time to turn on digestion.
- Scientists are developing methods to not only remove human waste from wastewater, but also to harness the energy hidden within it.
- A former football player who died in his mid-20s had serious Alzheimer's-like damage that doctors are now linking to repeated concussions.