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The Blue Muse
#100HappyDays: The science of peanut brittle

Jun 21, 2014
#100HappyDays: The science of peanut brittle

Peanut brittle, batch the second. Batch the first was more like PayDay innards. June 15, 2014I admit, crankypants Shawna showed up to our early Father's Day BBQ. I stomped in in a huff, cursing my peanut brittle. Well, what should have been peanut brit...

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Placer County Online
Colfax students experience “Quirky” path to inventive careers

Colfax High School students’ prototype of a sensor that helps skiers have more control was selected by Quirky, a New York-based company that makes invention accessible, for further exploration at the South by South West (SXSW) conference in Austin TX, giving students the thrill of recognition and teaching them the design process. (Rocklin, CA) While...

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The State Hornet
Science department asks for new facilities, planetarium

Mar 18, 2014

In an effort to increase student safety and classroom space,  Sacramento State plans to replace small and outdated labs with an estimated $86 million science facility, which includes a planetarium.



Placer County Online
Sierra College Finds Formula to Producing Technicians

With support from employers like Harris & Bruno International in Roseville, the Sierra College Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Collaborative has established successful student pathways from high school to college to employment as technicians and engineers. (Rocklin, CA) Within the past few years, over 10 Sierra College students have been hired to work...

The State Hornet
Putting science in the forefront of society’s minds

Feb 4, 2014

From the cars we drive to the cellular phones we use to the food we eat, our society revolves around science.

Consciousness and Health
Leading Researcher Considers Future of Meditation Research

Leading Researcher Considers Future of Meditation Research

By Eric Nelson


“How do we advance an entire field to be more inclusive of the broader range of human experiences?” asked Cassandra Vieten, a clinical psychologist and accomplished researcher during her recent plenary talk at the Science & Nonduality conference in San Jose, Ca. A provocative question, to be sure, and one that...

The State Hornet
EDITORIAL: STEM degrees are beneficial for the nation

May 15, 2013

Without scientific research, we would still believe the Earth is flat, the center of the universe and only 6,000 years old. Doctors would not sterilize their hands between handling corpses and performing surgery.

Limit Reached
Get out of my mind!

May 2, 2013
Get out of my mind!

I’m not sure how it started, but I can’t stop playing Candy Crush Saga.  OK, obviously that’s not true because I’m not playing it right now.  But it has seeped into my subconscious.  I do know that it all began … Continue reading 

Limit Reached
It’s just stress

Feb 21, 2013
It’s just stress

Apparently, one of the things doctors do for women who start on birth control pills is to check their blood pressure after a few months of doses.  So the other day, I went back in …Read More

Brown Thumb Mama
Sun, Moon, & Stars with BabbaBox

Dec 10, 2012
Sun, Moon, & Stars with BabbaBox

Dear Diary: Papa has been at work all weekend. The kids and I have done every activity I can think of and I'm nearing my wits' end. One more game of "Operation" and I'll give myself a lobotomy!  I need something cool and fun to do that doesn't in...

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