Articles (Ice)

Food Science and Food Conservation
(Food, Mood, and Behavior)

Food science is the discipline concerned with the biological, chemical, and physical aspects of food, from harvesting or slaughtering to consumption; that is, “from the farm to the fork”.

Anesthesia: A Giant Leap for Humanity
(Health and Diseases)

In an operating room, an anesthesiologist injects a fluid in one of the patient’s veins, the latter loses consciousness; things were not that easy.

Life Under Ice Does Not Take a Winter Break
(Earth Sciences)

It has always been understood that life under ice takes the winter season off, but studies have found that life under the ice is very much active.

Look Up: Once-in-a-50-Millenia Comet to Appear in the Sky!
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

A green comet will make its closest approach to the Sun and Earth in January and early February 2023; do not miss this awesome opportunity.

Around the World in Five Houses (2)
(Education, Business, and Society)

Although the building blocks of igloos are made of ice, their interiors can reach up to 40 degrees warmer than the outside temperature. 

The Story behind Climate Change
(Earth Sciences)

Earth’s climate has never been of a fixed state; over millions of years, it has changed many times in response to a diversity of natural causes.

Physical Phenomena and the World of Design
(Science in Arts and Culture)

Because we are accustomed to live with tools and machines that allow us access to endless information, designers pursue graphs, codes, and software that transforms data and variables into unique shapes.

Watermelon Snow
(Earth Sciences)

Arctic glaciers play several vital environmental roles. They stabilize weather patterns and serve as natural air conditioners.

West Antarctic Ice Shelf Breaking Up from the Inside Out
(Earth Sciences)

The continent of Antarctica is bigger than the United States of America and Mexico combined; it is covered mostly in deep ice that reaches as deep as one-and-a-half kilometer in some places.

Arctic Methane Release
(Earth Sciences)

Methane is the main ingredient of natural gas and an extremely potent greenhouse gas, far more powerful than carbon dioxide. Over 60% of the total of the methane emitted is from natural sources.

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