science

ScienceWorks debuts new ‘Sportsology’ exhibit

ASHLAND, Ore. — Hidden in the back of ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum is a workshop, where industrial artists, like Leo Poalombo, apply their artistic skills to education by bringing science to life. “Concepts that we need to illustrate and how that would look if we …

Lightning: Breaking down the science

MEDFORD, Ore. — Various agencies reported thousands of lightning strikes were recorded overnight Wednesday, but what actually happens when lightning strikes? Lightning is a reaction between positive and negative ions. When a cloud gets big enough, the positive charge starts to compete …

Middle schoolers attend STEM Camp for Girls

ROGUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE – A hundred middle schoolers attending STEM camp for girls at Rogue Community College finished up today. The three-week camp aims to get young girls interested in the sciences at a young age. Campers said they often think of the …

Students continue to work with NASA

Medford, Ore., — “I’ve never seen a full eclipse of the sun so it is once in a lifetime.” A total solar eclipse this coming summer has a group of students and mentors at North Medford High School reaching new heights. “I …

Study: Dogs understand humans

(NBC) — Dog owners, we may now have the answer to an age-old mystery. According to a new study, dogs really do understand what we’re saying to them. Researchers found that dogs comprehend words and tone, using brain regions similar to those …