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Mars 2020

The search for life in other parts of the universe has resulted in the discovery of over 2,000 possible “earth-like” planets that scientists are just beginning to explore. Within our solar system, the question of whether the other terrestrial planets ever harbored life or could be habitable in the future is the driving [...]

2020-05-26T10:02:11-04:000 Comments

Global Fight Against Coronavirus

Medical researchers around the globe are working together to learn as much about the coronavirus as possible in a short amount of time. They’re saving lives and helping us safely return to school and work in the upcoming months. Pathogen: Friend or Dangerous Enemy? Viruses are practically as varied as we humans are. [...]

2020-05-18T10:23:14-04:000 Comments

Health Care From a Safe Distance

Strengthening Our Defenses News about SARS CoV-2, the virus that causes a flu-like respiratory illness, is encouraging us to keep our “social distance” from each other; to limit travel, work from home, and to only venture out if necessary. The overabundance of caution is due to this strain of the coronavirus being a “novel” [...]

2020-05-17T14:53:34-04:000 Comments

Healthy Protein

Protein For Breakfast Causes Weight Loss Making sure to include good-quality protein at meal time isn’t connected to any one type of diet or to the most current nutritional studies. Protein is a life-sustaining macro-nutrient that our bodies use to build and repair tissue and to maintain a healthy metabolism. The controversy surrounding dietary [...]

2020-05-18T10:21:21-04:000 Comments

How Leap Years Are Calculated

How Leap Years Are Calculated There’s a February 29th this year! Centuries ago, humans measured time simply by observing the pathways of the sun and the moon. Modern-day calendars use mathematical calculations to more precisely determine the length of the days, weeks, and months, resulting in a calendar that coincides from year-to-year with earth’s [...]

2020-05-17T14:55:56-04:000 Comments

Human Connection

Our Human World is a Complicated Place The years following WWII represented a raising of our awareness, possibly for the first time in history, to the vital necessity of preserving standards of living on a global scale. Prior to that time, international law was focused only on what was “fair play” during war time; [...]

2020-01-02T17:12:33-05:000 Comments

70 Years of NATO

70 Years of NATO There is safety in numbers. An attack against one is an attack against us all. The concept of “collective defense” is the foundation for the establishment of NATO, a military alliance of 29 nations created in 1949 with the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty. Europe in the mid-1900’s [...]

2020-05-17T14:57:16-04:000 Comments

What Halloween Means

What Halloween Really Means Halloween is celebrated on October 31 in communities across America with both fun and fright-filled festivities. This holiday has deep historical roots dating back centuries and is connected with more solemn observances in Christian churches in every part of the world. The most well-known origins of Halloween are the [...]

2019-10-27T17:10:56-04:000 Comments