When are women at their highest peak of fertility? At their lowest? How can women choose between motherhood and their careers? And how does female anatomy cause such a dilemma? New research is helping women make the difficult decision, and modern technologies are allowing women to choose entirely new paths to motherhood.
What’s it like to be a cow? How does the world treat you? And why should the world care? The science section will explore the treatment of slaughterhouse livestock, and describe the science behind livestock behavior.
Where can you find real shooting stars? What can these stars tell us about the galaxy? And how can anybody hope to count every star in the sky? According to Prof. Kathryn V. Johnston, astronomy, Columbia University, new catalogues of stars and galaxies generate all sorts of new information about our home, the Milky Way Galaxy.
Pick-up the Wednesday, March 17 edition of The Cornell Daily Sun, and check-out your science section to answer these and other questions.
Plus, the science section profiles Prof. Robert Gravani in this week’s profile of The Scientist. Gravani works with producers, retailers and consumers from all around the food industry to produce and to prepare safer meals.