Tag: Research

USDA under fire for mistreating pesticide researchers

Bees on a hive

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) was hit with some negative PR after they tried to censor research published by their entomologist, Jonathan Lundgren.      Lundgren’s research found that monarch butterflies and bees can be negatively affected by a commonly used class of insecticides known as neonicotinoids. Before his research started, Lundgren was… Read More

For the Love of Your Body: Cancer Research Calendar Transforms Women’s Body Insecurities into Art

A woman’s relationship with her body is always a bit of a mishmash of mixed emotions, but too often do the negative emotions and opinions tend to outweigh the positive. All it takes is one look at the long list of terms women use to describe their “problem areas” — terms like muffin top, thunder… Read More

The Importance of Art and Music Education For Success

Art and music education are usually the first to experience cutbacks when institutions experience budgetary constraints.  Some view art and music education as secondary to courses such as reading, writing, and math. Although the importance of the core subjects are undeniable, studies have shown that arts education plays a significant role in child development.  … Read More