Welcome to SparktheScience, a website that collects and assembles all the science articles I have written. As a science enthusiast, my goal is to encourage and generate excitement for science and technology in other people, and I believe the best way to do so is through clear, clean, and fun writing. This website will cover …
Stephen Hawking will be remembered by the public as one of the greatest scientists in the modern era. However, it wasn’t his academic papers or scientific discoveries that caused him to become a famous household name—it was because of his publishers.
You may have heard news about how scientists have discovered a species of waxworms that can digest plastic. An idea that may come in mind in light of this news may be “Oh, why don’t we farm the waxworms to eat our trash for us?” Unfortunately, the only way to deal with plastic pollution is with our own hands.
It’s ingrained in our society that everyone needs to use deodorant and perfume as part of their daily hygiene. But is our frequent use of these products harming the environment and polluting the air we breath?
If you’re attending college, then chances are that you’ve had to deal with a couple fire alarms in your dorm that turned out to be false alarms. While it’s important for all buildings to have smoke detectors installed, is it possible that the type of smoke detectors we’re using is actually putting us at risk?
Falling in love is the easy part. What’s hard is keeping a relationship together. Why do some relationships just “click”? What’s the difference between couples that last only for a month and those that last for decades? Experts in the field of relationship science may hold the answer, or at the very least have some suggestions.
According to the Doomsday Clock, it is currently two minutes to midnight. But is this Cold War era countdown still relevant in the modern age?
Should gene drives be used to wipe out malaria-carrying mosquitoes and other ecological problems? Given the research, it’s probably not a good idea.