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David did his undergraduate work in chemistry at Point Loma Nazarene University and graduate research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign focusing on organic chemistry, self assembly, and nanotechnology. He also taught chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Colorado before transitioning into instructional design and digital publishing. Over a stretch of seven years as a contractor, he contributed to numerous K-12 and undergraduate-level textbooks and digital media assets across a variety of scientific disciplines. During this time, he also served as a medical copyeditor for the cancer education group, Research To Practice, and authored Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual (Elsevier, 2011).

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This Week’s Awesome Stories from Around the Web (Through Oct 25)

Sometimes, we need to take a look at technologies, their trends, and their consequences from alternative points of view. This week, a slew of stories popped up around... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/24/14

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What We’re Reading Across the Web This Week (Through Oct 18, 2014)

While we kept our eye on the next iteration of devices rolling out of Apple this week, the Hub team was also getting a steady dose of great articles challenging some... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/17/14

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This Week’s Awesome Stories from around the Web (Through Oct 11)

What’s the most fascinating, intriguing story you’ve read recently? The Hub team has put together our list of what we're reading from around the web this week. Did... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/10/14

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Cute Robot Searches Post-Apocalyptic Paris for Friends in Short Film “L3.0″

Dystopian visions of the future often explore post-apocalyptic scenarios where life on the surface is rare or extinct. If robots are commonplace when life were... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/4/14

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What We’re Reading This Week (Through Oct 4, 2014)

Here at Hub, we're thinking deeply about all the changes happening in the world, thanks to some great articles published this week wrestling with the implications... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/3/14

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Short Film “Envoy” Showcases Amazing Visual Effects at the Cost of a Recycled Storyline

In Stephen King's story Low Men in Yellow Coats, an older man offers some advice to a boy about reading books: "Read sometimes for the story...read sometimes for the... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/27/14

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This Week’s Awesome Stories from Around the Web (Through Sept 27, 2014)

This week, we saw history in the making as the first 3D printer arrived at the International Space Station. The stories we've been passing around cover a range of... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/26/14

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Scientists Reconstruct a Crystal’s 3D Structure from a Single Image

When it comes to the nanoworld, a picture really is like a thousand words. Thanks to a joint effort by European and Chinese scientists, a new microscopy method... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/23/14

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What We’re Reading and Watching This Week (Through Sept 20, 2014)

In the midst of all the technological progress being made globally on a daily basis, sometimes it's tough to appreciate how we're changing as humans. This week, we've... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/19/14

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Plant Engineered to Supercharge Photosynthesis with Hopes of Increasing Crop Yields

While computers scientists find new ways to supercharge computers, a team of plant scientists have demonstrated that they can supercharge a plant. Hoping to speed up... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/18/14

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Know What Chemical Elements Are Inside Your Smartphone? A Good Chunk of the Periodic Table

Ever wonder what that mini monolithic-shaped computer you carry around in your pocket is made of? Gallium? Check. Arsenic? Check. Lead and tin? Check and check. Good... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/16/14

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Predicting and Preventing the Spread of Infectious Disease with Google Earth

In the film Minority Report, PreCrime police combine psychic premonitions with search and surveillance technology to prevent murders before they occur, resulting... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/14/14

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