Finding A Home In Tinker Tank

When the Padfield family moved to Seattle from upstate New York last year, they left behind almost all of their friends and family. “Coming here, starting all over again was hard,” says Dawn, mother of Lila, Liam and Coral.  Fortunately, they discovered...

On The Road, Sharing Science

PacSci Perspectives When our brightly colored Science On Wheels (SOW) vans roll up—whether along the rugged coast, amidst farmland, at city community centers or suburban schools—they immediately get noticed, says Education Outreach Lead Teacher Sam Chamberlain....

Daylight Saving Time Increases Stroke Risk

PacSci Perspectives We’re turning clocks forward this weekend, and new research has found a link between the one-hour sleep disruption and increased risk of ischemic stroke. Ischemic stroke is the most common kind of stroke, accounting for 87 percent of all...

Terracotta Warriors: Field Notes From China

PacSci Perspectives   In honor of Chinese New Year, known to Chinese around the world as “chunjie” or Spring Festival, we bring you field notes from China and an update on Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor, a one-of-a-kind exhibition that premieres...

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries For Your Valentine

What’s not to love? The luscious chocolate-enrobed fruit helps prevent cancer and heart attacks. The recipe takes less than 15 minutes to prepare and consists of only two ingredients: Chocolate and strawberries. Keep reading to learn the health benefits of...
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