Through a partnership with UCLA’s Institute for Digital Research and Education, the Radioisotope Center’s team has built a vehicle-mounted radiation-monitoring system with a public web-based interface to inform people about radiation levels in their communities.
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Guayaki Yerba Mate shares a taste of fair trade and culture
In South America, long days take pause as people stop to enjoy the cultural tradition of sharing a yerba mate gourd (a cup made of dehydrated vegetable shells) with friends.
Science Café explains genealogy with ‘The Tree of Life’
Charles Darwin, one of the first evolutionary biologists, was born 202 years ago. Students and faculty chewed to his success and birthday with celebratory cake Wednesday, three days before his actual birthday.
Microbiologist professor turns microbrewer
Cal Poly Professor and renowned microbiologist Raul Cano created a beer with a 25-45 million year old strain of yeast. He will talk about the process and his findings at Cal Poly’s Science Cafe Wednesday.