The Making #2 : Baloons

Balloons are manufactured from a liquid rubber called latex. The balloon gets its color from the pigment that is added to the latex. Pigments are both organic and inorganic compounds that absorb certain wavelengths of visible light and reflect others. For example, a red balloon is red because the balloon absorbs all the visible light... Continue Reading →

Inspire to Learn : Stem Cell Therapy : Medicine

Stem cells¬†are cells of the body (somatic cells,¬†undifferentiated¬†biological cells) which can¬†divide¬†and become¬†differentiated. When an organism grows, stem cells specialize, and take specific¬†functions. For instance, mature¬†tissues¬†like¬†skin,¬†muscle,blood,¬†bone,¬†liver,¬†nerves, all have different types of cell. Because stem cells are not yet differentiated, they can change to become some kind of¬†specialized¬†cells. Organisms also use stem cells to replace damaged cells.... Continue Reading →

Education is Everything : Thought #3 : Plato

‚ÄúDo not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.‚ÄĚ ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ‚Äē Plato

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