Out on a limb

So I am going out on a limb here.  Purposely and one-sidedly.  How "bad" can the COVID-19 pandemic become? I have viewed a lot of data, particularly from NEXSTRAIN.  I was even part of the Nextstrain community for a while, downloading the software, setting up the computational resources, helping as best as I could with …

“Development of bio-mimetic nano-compartments for solar energy capture”

We here at "I Really Appreciate Science" do not regularly introduce PhD thesis' for the discerning view of our readership.  However, this specific article is so inspired and has such huge ramifications for immediate technological effect that we felt incumbent. By Anna Stikane Submitted in accordance with the requirements for the degree of Doctor of …

Feline Infectious Peritonitis

Feline infectious peritonitis is usually a fatal disease caused by a coronavirus infection in cats.  NOT HUMAN CORONAVIRUS! Cat coronavirus. Cause Cats very commonly carry a strain of feline coronavirus that lives in cells of their intestines.  This virus, feline enteric coronavirus, does not cause disease in most cats.  In some cats, though, the virus …

Dakota Access Pipeline to Be Shut by Court Ruling

By Ellen Gilmer and Rachel Adams-Heard “The Dakota Access pipeline must shut down by Aug. 5, a district court ruled Monday in a stunning defeat for the Trump administration and the oil industry. “The decision, which shuts the pipeline during a court-ordered environmental review that’s expected to extend into 2021, is a momentous win for …

Liebe Luisa (Dear Luisa),

Recently, the undisputed young leader of the Climate Activist Movement in Germany, Luisa Neubauer, wrote an 'article of faith.'  An article about her relationship with the Church, affirming her faith in Christianity, but actually, in God.  No one can dispute the faith of an individual, or what motivates an individual to preform responsible social acts …

Celebrate Ocean Month with Dorian Overhus!

Meet Dorian Overhus. Dorian Overhus is a marine renewable energy research associate for the Coastal Sciences Division of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, located in Seattle, Washington, and she has been a part of the laboratory since early 2019. Dorian has a strong background in environmental science, wildlife conservation, marine biology, and ocean energy development. We think our Dorian …