How we think complex cells evolved – Adam Jacobson
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How we think complex cells evolved – Adam Jacobson

What if you could absorb another organism and take on its abilities? Imagine you swallowed a small bird and suddenly gained the ability to fly. Or if you engulfed a cobra and were then able to spit poisonous venom from your teeth. Throughout the history of life, specifically during the evolution of complex eukaryotic cells, […]

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A Degree in Microbrewology
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A Degree in Microbrewology

If you want to be successful in the craft beer industry you have to have a good quality control portion of your brewery. It’s a huge biological explosion back there, but in a good way. So…yeah! [Laughs] [Upbeat, electronic music plays] My name is Cassidy VanWarmerdam. I am Lead Quality Control here at Payette Brewing […]

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Where can a Bachelor of Science take you?
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Where can a Bachelor of Science take you?

A huge part of science is being able to think outside the box and to not be afraid to ask those questions like “why” or “what if”? I’m studying a Bachelor of Science because I really enjoy chemistry and it’s something that’s just come very naturally to me. I guess I’ve always had a strong […]

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When You Burn Fat, Where Does it Go?
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When You Burn Fat, Where Does it Go?

There are some things in life that when they’re around we wish they weren’t there and when they’re gone, we’re just glad that they left. For many of us, one of those things is fat. But your fat tissue is full of important biological molecules called lipids – long and stringy compounds of hydrogen, carbon […]

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