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October 9, 2021
Science

Microbial superpowers – Electroactivity

Pop culture has introduced us to many superhumans with the ability to harness electricity. For instance, the nordic god, Thor, channels electricity in the form of lightning using his mythical hammer Mjölnir. Like Thor, we have also learned to harness the electrical energy in our own way via the use of cables, batteries, and the […]

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By Dr. Mon Oo Yee
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September 24, 2021
Engineering

The Superfund Program and bioremediation of contaminated sites

Figure 1. Layout of in-situ bioremediation wells.   Environmental contamination occurs when chemicals, gasoline, oil, and other compounds are released into the environment, either accidentally or intentionally. Contaminants can seep into soil and sediment and be transported by groundwater. Not only do environmental contaminants impact environmental health, but they also have serious impacts on human health. Two ways […]

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By Dr. Sara Gushgari-Doyle
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September 24, 2021
Science

STEMsi x LBNL : launch of a new collaboration

Hi everyone!  We are thrilled to finally announce our new partnership with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) to help LBNL scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians educate students about STEM topics, careers in STEM, and the cutting-edge research going on at LBNL!  LBNL is a Department of Energy national lab that performs research in many fields, ranging […]

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By STEMsi
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December 17, 2020
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