Source: Stanford News
In a recent study, Stanford University researchers found that virtual reality technology can help people increase enduring empathy for others.
Source: Make: Magazine
Maybe you’ve always wanted to express yourself through art but didn’t feel talented enough. No problem! Technology isn’t just a shortcut to creating art; it’s the basis of whole new forms of art that you can explore.
Source: The Kid Should See This
Seventh-grader Gitanjali Rao created a lead-in-water detection tool in response to the Flint water crisis. Watch the videos to learn more about her invention.
Source: Popular Science
Look at the infographic for a quick breakdown of the cost to live on Mars.
Reducing or eliminating meat consumption reduces our toll on Earth’s resources. Read about how people are searching for meat-free and sustainable food options.
Source: The Guardian
Read about companies trying to make food sustainable for us and our environment.
Source: Teenology News
Check out this infographic which shows how technological advances have hugely changed the social interactions of teens over the last two decades.
Source: Medical Xpress
Think about the time you spend each day looking at TV. How much is too much? Do you think that what you watch could lead to poor eating habits one day? Read an article that makes recommendations for media exposure.
Source: WUTC Public Radio
Life on Mars is a work in progress. Six NASA volunteers took part in the HI-SEAS (Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation) experiment to explore how astronauts might one day live on Mars. Investigate the importance of food preparation on such a mission.
Source: U.S.News and World Report
Stories, novels, and movies allow us to consider possibilities beyond our everyday experiences. Some philosophers and nuclear physicists have begun to question whether the science-fiction movie The Matrix might have touched on a scientific reality.