Kyle Loh is 15 years old. He's also a researcher at Harvard's Stem Cell Institute. Recently featured on The Big Think's "Tomorrow's Great Minds: Big Think Presents 10 Under 25," here's what he has to say about where stem cell research is going.
Argh! So frustrated that once again I'm going to miss the Jet Propulsion Lab Open House! I've been trying to make it to this event for the past several years, but each time something conspires against me. This year it's a trip home to the east coast. Here's the skinny from their Facebook event page in case you happen to be in Southern California:
The annual NASA-JPL Open House is the one weekend a year that you can
come to view all our missions and projects, and talk to the scientists
and engineers working on them! Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3, from
9am to 5pm both days.
Can't come in person? Join our virtual open house tour over Ustream.tv on Saturday May 2. Go to http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nasajpl
at 10, 11, noon and 1pm PDT for a 20-minute tour stop at different
Are you on Twitter? Follow @NASAJPL and use hashtag #JPLOpen
on May 2 and 3. We'll have prizes to give away to followers!
you plan to attend, wear comfortable shoes and pack a water bottle.
Arrive early for best parking and to avoid long lines at some of the
more popular exhibits.
Hints: In an effort to make this event more "green" we will not hand out
the JPL plastic bags at the entrance. Bring your own bag to collect
goodies and handouts at the exhibits.
As most of you know, I'm the founder of a grassroots environmental campaign called Change The Margins. Occasionally, I post stuff on the Margins site that's of interest here. And yes, I could just copy over the whole post to Science Lush, but why do extra work when I don't have to?
Here's the skinny: Cinetic Rights Management is putting five docs online in celebration of Earth Day on 4/22. They're available on a variety of platforms, both for streaming and download. Titles include:
THE GREEN CHAIN (loggers vs environmentalists) GREASY RIDER (greasecar drivers) THE UNFORESEEN (real estate development vs. preservation) BLIND SPOT (oil and energy crisis) GARBAGE! THE REVOLUTION STARTS AT HOME (how much garbage does one family produce?)