Owlet News

  • The Human Senses: Hearing November 24, 2021
    The auditory system transforms sound waves into neural activity. All vertebrate auditory systems have commonalities as well as differences…..
  • Chemistry: The Elements Scandium August 31, 2021
    Scandium is plentiful in outer space. The visible spectra of the Sun and certain other stars identified strong bands arising from this element…
  • The Human Senses: Touch July 16, 2021
    Lesson Plan: The sensory system has evolved to inform us about our surroundings. We can use touch to navigate in the world, to communicate, to search for food,…..
  • News: Sleep (Part 2) February 21, 2021
    How does sleep impact memory and learning? Part 2 of our Sleep review centers on the restorative functions of sleep and the effects of lack of sleep.
  • News: Sleep (Part 1) February 21, 2021
    Did you ever ask yourself why do we sleep, how sleep evolved, what are the anatomical and biochemical basis of sleep? Find out in part 1 of this exploration of Sleep.
  • Scientists Born in January January 8, 2021
    Remembering the scientific contributions of Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking, Katharine Burr Blodgett, Sydney Brenner, and Diane Fossey
  • Chemistry: The Periodic Table of the Elements. Potassium November 30, 2020
    Potassium is vital for almost all living thing, except for some prokaryotes. Plant growth requires potassium as a cofactor…
  • Epilepsies, Seizures, and Learning November 30, 2020
    Epilepsy is a chronic condition and is one of the most common neurological disorders affecting learning.
  • Vaccines: How do they work? November 1, 2020
    Vaccines have saved millions of lives from infectious diseases caused by bacteria and viruses. Currently, with some success, we are developing vaccines…
  • Chemistry: The Periodic Table of the Elements. Argon October 12, 2020
    The element Argon is named after the Greek God Argos meaning idle, inactive; this is because Argon has its outer electron shell….