A Crash Course in Lab Safety

Hands-on experimentation is a fundamental component of most science courses. However, it’s important to ensure that students are performing their experiments as safely as possible. This includes safety training for students, preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment, and appropriate safety equipment,…

The Science of the Four-leaf Clover

The shamrock is one of the classic symbols of St. Patrick’s Day. Shamrocks, or clover, are generally found with three symmetrical leaves. However, the luckiest among us will occasionally stumble upon an exceedingly rare four-leaf clover. In fact, it’s estimated…