New Research Confirms The Importance Of Proper Handwashing

PacSci Perspectives   Humans need to do a better job of washing their hands before meals. That’s the gist of a new study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. According to this new research, “when it comes to handwashing before meals, consumers are...

PacSci Podcast: Bugs! Yum!

PacSci Perspectives   A brand new exhibit at Pacific Science Center shines some light on a longstanding human practice: eating bugs and other creepy crawly critters. The idea is not to share some of residents creatures with our Guests. No, the idea is to let our...

Sleep For Health And Life

PacSci Perspectives   Have you ever wondered why we sleep? Sleep is as important for life as food and water. Humans and other animals sleep every day, yet the function of sleep is one of the biggest mysteries in biology. When I was little, I was fascinated by...

Surgery Without Stitches: Interventional Radiology (IR)

PacSci Perspectives   Fifty years ago, radiologists learned to diagnose many medical conditions by injecting dye into a patient’s bloodstream and using X-rays to pinpoint the problem. Then pioneering radiologist Charles Dotter asked, “If we can find it,...

Get Ready For Wellbody Weekend With Wellness 101

PacSci Perspectives Wellness, as defined by The National Wellness Institute, is an active and “self-directed and evolving process.” According to the World Health Organization, wellness is “complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not...
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