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Acoustic Doppler

Do you want even more accuracy in your CFS reading? If so, an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler might be what you need. Here’s why.

Adrenaline Rush

We find out why people love riding roller coasters (and why some don’t) from a physiological standpoint. And that means understanding the basics of an Adrenaline Rush.


We spend a little time spreading the word about this relatively new industry, and how the Georgia Grown Trail will play an important role.


Part of the rise of the popularity of blueberries is due to their antioxidants. But exactly what are antioxidants and why are they good for us?

Barrier Island

We define the term “Barrier Island” to better explain what Skidaway Island and other nearby islands are.

Bernoulli's Principle

If you’ve ever wondered how planes fly, this video will help, as our experts explain Bernoulli's Principle.


Our ergonomist explains how science meets engineering in Biomechanics, comparing joints to levers—another simple machine.

Butterfly vs. Moth

Learn the differences between butterflies and moths.


We look at the scientific side of what makes coffee so enjoyable, and we'll be honest--this involves a lot of big words. So please watch and listen closely.

Capturing Images

Movie making isn’t purely magic. There’s a lot of technology behind how cameras capture images, and we offer a brief explanation.


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