Introducing...

Everyday discoveries are reported through journals. Journals are a great way to stay up to date on any topic - health, business, entertainment, science... Join our Journal Club to read, learn and, discuss current topics in STEM. Journal Club: How it works Each group chooses an article to read for the week or two weeks. Each member will be responsible for writing about what they read (questions, comments, etc.) on NHSJS's Forum. Reply to each […]

Preventing All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Related Deaths and Injuries

Numbering in the tens of millions, all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crashes have claimed the lives of more than 11,000 people between 1982 and 2010 and are the subject of pressing public health policy issues ((Consumer Product Safety Commission. (2011). ATV Fatality Database. Washington, DC.; Government Accountability Office. (2010). All Terrain Vehicles: How They Are Used, Crashes, and Sales of Adult-Sized Vehicles for Children’s Use. Retrieved from http://www.gao.gov/assets/310/302950.pdf)). Unfortunately, individuals under the age of 16 are victims […]

Will Copenhagen Count?

The impending Climate Change Conference that is scheduled to start December 7th in Copenhagen has created quite a stir internationally. With over 190 nations planning to attend (almost every nation in the world will be represented), along with various non-governmental organizations, the United Nations has raised the stakes concerning global climate change. Unfortunately, the barrage of references to the gathering in Denmark has allowed the public to tune out mentions of the meeting as simply […]

Science Grants from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

This paper discusses President Barack Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which aims to provide Americans with a $787 billion stimulus package. Designed to boost a deteriorating economy and allocate hundreds of billions of dollars in federal tax cuts and social welfare provisions, the act also provides ample funding in the areas of energy and scientific research.  With grants such as the “Solar Market Transformation” and “Transportation Electrification,” the act strives to steer […]