Science in everyday life —
news, comment & fiction
I’m Art Chester. I write about technology: the facts from the science labs, and their practical application in everyday life. I also write fiction about life in the research laboratory.
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Lint is everywhere in the modern home. Here is my recent journey through the natural home of lint, the clothes dryer in our basement and its associated ducts, a place that might be called the Kingdom of Lint. Along the … Continue reading
Smart birds are continuing to surprise both bird-watchers and animal psychologists. The smartest birds are thought to be as intelligent as the smartest of animals, including dolphins, whales, great apes and probably some people as well. And they don’t have … Continue reading
Snoring Cures! Do you sound like a freight train at night? Snoring cures are the topic of this blog, following last week’s installment on Snoring Science. Be sure to read that blog for the danger signals that should cause you … Continue reading
Snoring! Outside the bedroom, it’s a joke. But within your sleeping quarters, it’s a deadly serious problem. This is the first of a two-part blog, describing the science of snoring, and the warning signs that should send you to your … Continue reading