The Research Project, Week Forty Eight, West Virginia

Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia does not have a research department, it has a research corporation. A not-for-profit corporation chartered under the laws of the State of West Virginia, the Marshall University Research Corporation delivers professional services to members of the university research community Marshal was founded in 1837 and named after John Marshall, the fourth chief…

The Research Project, Week Forty Seven, Washington

Here on week forty seven of this grand research project, as I’m studying the research going on at the University of Washington in Seattle, I find out about an important aspect about the research that goes on around the country. It’s called “dual use research” and here is how it is described by the US…

Two Atheists and an Astrophysicist

There are two opportunities to hear from former atheists in our area this weekend. Friday evening, musician and former atheist Chris Dreisbach will share his music and faith story at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Owatonna and the following morning, at Peace Lutheran Church in Faribault, Rev. Donavon Riley will talk about his journey from atheist…

Bioinspired, The Research Project, Week Forty Six, Virginia

Where do you look for inspiration? It appears that more and more scientists are looking to the wonders of nature for inspiration. A quick search online shows that centers for biologically-inspired research can be found from Georgia to California to London to the subject of this week’s research report, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,…

Even So

Originally posted on Full-Time:
This is a close up of a bud on the fig tree in the backyard. Soon, more buds will sprout……more leaves will fill the branches. Then the fruit will come and grow and ripen. That’s the expectation. That’s what’s supposed to happen.  But what if it doesn’t. ? Even so……….. 17 Though…