The science of what makes holiday meals taste so good.
Rhiannon discusses the scientific plausibility of Ender's Game.
Using scientific techniques, we can begin to understand where fairy tales come from, and what they might say about us (especially during the holiday season).
The pools are closed and the leaves are falling, so shift your focus from exploring outside to tasting the fruits of other peoples labor.
There is always that team, or if you’re lucky a person on your team, that is amazing at trivia. Why are some people so great and remembering the minutia of information we are all exposed to?
This weekend marks the annual fall Pygmalion Music Festival in C-U. This prompted me to think about music and what it means to our daily lives. I’ve assembled some facts about music that are sure to be in tune with your weekend plans.
Are older women in possession of many cats “crazy” before or after they become cat hoarders? Dr. Jaroslav Flegr’s research on the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii may be able to explain why your Aunt Edna went crazy after adopting her 15th cat.
Science café is a growing program originating in Boston. The goal is simple: presenting the newest ideas in science in an approachable way while altering everyone’s mood with coffee and pastries.
Rhiannon runs down her reasons to attend science conferences as a PhD student at the U of I.
Rhiannon's tomato plants are suffering from blossom-end rot. She explains why this name is a misnomer and how you can help your own fruits and veggies if they're suffering from this disorder too.