Biochemistry is the science of life. All our life processes - walking, talking, moving, feeding - are essentially chemical reactions. So biochemistry is actually the chemistry of life, and it's supremely interesting. - Aaron Ciechanover Chemistry is the science of energy, matter, and how they interact. It is compelling, universal, and constantly omnipresent in our . . .
The academic study of English has long been a stand-in for the “useless” degree. It doesn’t teach you to prepare schematics for the building of buildings, or to configure a server, or to track levels of chemicals in a field of corn. What is does teach you, through the lens of reading, dissecting, and discussing . . .
The study of crime and criminals informs and helps to define societies that work and don’t work. By studying “why” crime happens, and what leads individuals to criminal acts, we can begin to isolate and fix root causes behind maladaptive behavior. While there will always be a portion of every society that deviates from social . . .
What image does the word "archaeologist" bring to mind? An aged professor proving over dusty volumes of technical notes? Or Indiana Jones, sweeping through an ancient temple to uncover a lost relic? The truth is, real-life archaeologists are a little of both: intrepid adventurers and technical researchers. They work with shovels and picks, as well . . .
What is America? It's a nation like so many others, sure, but it's one with such a complicated and unique history, culture, and personality that you could truly spend a lifetime trying to define and understand it. As a matter of fact, some people do! American Studies is an entire academic discipline devoted to deeply . . .
There are science courses in the captioned degree. The number varies according to the school's curriculum. Students considering this major should be prepared to study chemistry, biology, microbiology, physics, anatomy, and physiology. A foundation in some of these sciences begins in high school. At this level, you want to take as many science classes as . . .
Anyone paying for a college education knows how expensive tuition can be. Unless you attend college outside the United States, you or a payer will carry the financial burden. Some schools offer free education to international students. However, you would have to go to Finland, Norway, or Germany, for example. Germany has a variety of . . .
Going to graduate school isn’t always about quenching a thirst for knowledge. Sometimes, it’s simply about acquiring the degree you need to boost your income or qualify for a promotion. If you’re looking at graduate school more as a means to an end than as an intellectual journey, then you may be looking for an . . .