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Science: July 2012 Archives

Olympic Science

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Thumbnail image for oly.jpgSports scientists will be glued to the action in London, to see if their work pays off. Some researchers believe athletes only have a real shot at gold if they have science on their side. Michael Bhardwaj has that story.

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Science Says Watch Out For Flip-Flop Fungus!

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

flip-flop.jpgFlip-flops are the quintessential summer staple - right up there with sunglasses or sunscreen. But scientists don't care how cool or comfy they might be ... they say flipflops are downright gross! Michael Bhardwaj has the story.

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Why Do Mosquitoes Swarm Some People, and Not Others?

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

mosquito.jpegSuch a Canadian question! Scientists are working to come up with a definitive answer, one that will help them develop a better repellant to keep mosquitoes away no matter how much they might love you. Michael Bhardwaj has the details.

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