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What happened this week? (From It's Okay To Be Smart and PBS Digital Studios)
Enjoy the May 6, 2016 edition of #LastWeekInScience! Every week on It's Okay To Be Smart we hand-pick the biggest science news and most amazing discoveries from Earth and beyond. This week we bring you an ambitious plan from SpaceX, a new kind of comet, a whole lot of cicadas, and animal trouble at the LHC. Check out our video "Why Are Cicadas So Good At Math?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivQaJwFRowc For more great science, subscribe on YouTube for our weekly explainer videos: http://youtube.com/itsokaytobesmart Follow on Twitter for more things to make you say “wow”: http://twitter.com/okaytbesmart http://twitter.com/jtotheizzoe Sources for this week: http://bit.ly/1WbE5Ez It’s Okay To Be Smart is produced by PBS Digital Studios, check out all our great science channels here: http://www.youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios
May 06, 2016 at 4:30 pm
If left unchecked, antibiotic resistance could cause 10 million deaths each year.
Here’s what scientists are doing to stop this medical dystopia from becoming a reality. (From NOVA l PBS Next)
A number of promising new technologies could save us from deadly infections after we lose our best medicines.
May 06, 2016 at 4:00 pm
"Armed in America" is a two-night event that explores gun violence in the U.S. On Monday May 9th, watch Peace Officer, followed by a town hall discussion on Police and Guns. On Tuesday, May 10th, tune in for The Armor of Light and a town hall talk on Faith and Guns.
May 06, 2016 at 3:00 pm
How Integrating Arts Into Other Subjects Makes Learning Come Alive (From MindShift)
"If you pick a subject area like science, social studies, math or literacy and you integrate it with an art form, what you do is connect the two and find ways to really integrate the two so they lean on each other."
May 06, 2016 at 12:00 pm
This 91-year-old explains how to age with grace and character. What have you learned from your elders?
"Getting old is a state of mind." 91-year-old Flossie Lewis is a former English teacher who now lives at the Piedmont Gardens Senior Living Community in the Bay Area. In her spare time, Lewis writes 'light verse' for her local newspaper. She offers her #BriefButSpectacular take on what it feels like to grow old. View more videos from our Brief But Spectacular series: bit.ly/briefbutspectacular
May 06, 2016 at 10:00 am
Column: "Mainstream America" is a flawed, dangerous idea. (From PBS NewsHour)
May 06, 2016 at 2:00 am
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