Science in everyday life —
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I’m Art Chester. As a scientist, I write about technology in our lives, both Science Fact and Science Speculation. As Urno Barthel, I write fiction about life in the research laboratory. Read the posts, add your reply. Read the fiction, tell me what you think. Submit your own posts, and connect with me. This is your site too!
Science Fact: Holiday Diet – it’s not crazy to put those two words together! I love holidays. I love family members huddled warmly around the dinner table when it’s snowing outside. (OK, I wouldn’t mind if we were all in … Continue reading
Death By Tech is published! Outskirts Press set a new record (in my experience), achieving print publication in under 10 weeks for #2 in my Evan Olsson series of mystery novels. The sidebar on this page shows a cover image … Continue reading
Science Fact: Brain games – those computer-based programs of mental exercises – make many promises. Why do brain games have such universal appeal? Because they may apply to every stage of life: – Aging adults fear Alzheimers and other forms … Continue reading
Science Fact: Junk food has an evil reputation. No one (except perhaps its retailers) would claim that junk food is actually “healthy” to eat. Many folks would go farther, and castigate it as a devilish substance that will impurify all … Continue reading