Tag: Beer with a Scientist

Beer with a Scientist: How plans for a trip to Mars...

At a recent workshop at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to discuss health risks associated with a potential manned mission to Mars, it became...

Not your father’s tobacco: A scientist’s perspective on health risks of...

What would you guess is the average age when someone starts smoking? Perhaps early 20s? Maybe even 16? “The average chronic smoker begins smoking at 13.7...

How do nanoparticles contribute to medicine? Explore the ‘World of Nano’...

Presenting this month’s Beer with a Scientist is Martin O’Toole, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Louisville....

Beer with a Scientist: What do old bones tell us about...

A person’s immune system is affected by a large number of biological, social and environmental influences, many of which change throughout his or her...

Is your home a potential pet poison pit? Find out a...

A number of potentially life-threatening toxins found in many households can seriously harm your furry best friend. Even things humans safely ingest every day...

A life in the clouds: The science of extreme weather, cloud...

With spring just around the corner, Louisville area residents will expect not only April showers and May flowers, but spring tornadoes. These destructive storms...

Can evaporated drops of bourbon be used to identify counterfeits? Learn...

Every snowflake has a unique crystal shape. Every human possesses unique fingerprints. At the next Beer with a Scientist on Dec. 5, Stuart J. Williams,...

Beer with a Scientist: Where was this water before it was...

Kentucky has an abundant supply of water – sometimes too much. So it may seem like we need not worry about our water use...

Beer with a Scientist: UofL psychologist explains how disrupting your biological...

When did you last travel overseas? Do you remember how long it took for your sleep cycle to return to normal? That feeling of jet...

Learn how smoke-free alternatives reduce the harm from smoking at Beer...

Cigarettes continue to make a killing in Kentucky. That’s because quitting is incredibly hard – even downright impossible – for many smokers. Brad Rodu, DDS,...