Category Archives: Science!

On Salvage Logging

One thing I learned at last night’s Eagle Creek Fire Forum was that people still have some misperceptions about salvage logging. There is logic that says that after a forest fire, salvaging the standing dead helps the area recover, and … Continue reading

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SoT: Concussions, and What Youth Get The Most?

Last week, Dr Larry Sherman spoke at Science on Tap about concussions, and should humans play football. Yesterday, the Thorns won the WNSL championship in a very physical game. Soccer fans collect special scarves, as cheering mechanisms, and there’s one … Continue reading

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ScienceOnTap: It hurts!

Science hurts. Well, last week’s lecture was all about pain. Not only was it uncomfortably hot, and the Gorge on fire, but this was our last scheduled night at the Clinton St Theater, unairconditioned yet cozy in the SE neighborhood. … Continue reading

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ScienceOnTap: Microbiome and You

Occasionally, we get a scientist drunk. We put them on stage, put a beer in one hand and a microphone in the other and see what happens. Then we take questions from the bar crowd. This week’s victim was Dr … Continue reading

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