Sometimes there are some unusual paths that lead scientists to some unexpected discoveries. Inspirations for bold innovative advances come from interesting places, but medical advances sometimes come from the strangest places. With that said, can venom be helpful for our health? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.
Did you know that only 11% of children ages 2-5 can tie their own shoes, but 22% can use a smart phone app? And that by age 2, more than 90% of American children have an online history? Did you know that 40% of iPhone users would give up their toothbrush for a week before giving up their phone?
Speaking from the student perspective, two Richmond area high school juniors have called on Virginia lawmakers to expand opportunities for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) initiatives in underserved communities.
Rock concerts, loud parties or just the natural process of aging all have a huge impact on our ability to hear. Once the damage is done, it's too late...or is it? Can we fix our hearing? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.