diSCovering Science

Grades 7-12

The “diSCovering science” series features interviews with scientists and researchers from South Carolina’s colleges and universities. These scientists explain the societal impacts of their work and describe their day-to-day jobs. “The series focuses on a broad range of scientific subjects including biology, chemistry and physics and multidisciplinary fields such as bioengineering, chemical engineering, high performance computing, and nanotechnology. (From our Streamline collection)

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Alternative Energy | diSCovering science
Alternative Energy | diSCovering science

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John Weidner, Ph.D., a chemical engineer at the University of South Carolina, talks about his researchers studying alternative energy storage - The “diSCovering Science” series features interviews...
Alzheimer's Disease | diSCovering science
Alzheimer's Disease | diSCovering science

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Melissa A. Moss, Ph.D., talks about advances being made in Alzheimer’s Disease research and explains how protein aggregates in the brain can lead to the progression of this disease - The “diSCovering...
Biochip Uses | diSCovering science
Biochip Uses | diSCovering science

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Bruce Zhi Gao, Ph.D explains biochips. A biochip is very close to a computer chip but they put it in a cell culture dish to make it very clean to culture a cell. The chip is made of silicone which is...
Biochips & Research | diSCovering science
Biochips & Research | diSCovering science

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Bruce Zhi Gao, Ph.D talks about cyber research and how different cells are put together to form a tissue that treats disease. Through fundamental research they are using a biochip as a tool to create...
Bioengineering - Space Travel | diSCovering science
Bioengineering - Space Travel | diSCovering science

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Delphine Dean, Ph.D., looks at how space travel affects the human skeleton and cartilage - The “diSCovering Science” series features interviews with scientists and researchers from South Carolina’s...
Bioengineering Overview | diSCovering science
Bioengineering Overview | diSCovering science

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Delphine Dean, Ph.D., a bioengineer at Clemson University, gives an overview of the science of bioengineering - The “diSCovering Science” series features interviews with scientists and researchers...
Biofuels | diSCovering science
Biofuels | diSCovering science

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John Weidner, Ph.D., and his researchers explore the efficiency of biofuels - The “diSCovering Science” series features interviews with scientists and researchers from South Carolina’s colleges and...