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CSI Columbus: Students learn forensic science

High school students investigate a staged crime scene at forensics camp.
12:00AM
July 24, 2007

A group of high school students is learning all about crime scene investigation during summer forensics camp. Ballistics, fingerprints, cadaver dogs, crime scene photography, and DNA analysis are among the topics in their action-packed schedule. Forensic camp students investigated a staged crime scene at Ohio State University’s Waterman Farm on Lane Avenue.

Panel: Ohioans Fear Science and Math

12:00AM
February
19, 2007

Ohioans will likely be hearing more about the importance of math and science in school.

Red White and Boom – It’s in the Atoms

12:00AM
July
3, 2006

What gives fireworks their rainbow of colors? When people watch fireworks, they’re not just seeing pretty colors. In a way, they’re peering into the molecular structure of different materials.

Science Writing Series – Part 1: Deciding What Gets Covered

12:00AM
April
19, 2005

It seems everytime you turn on the radio or television or open a newspaper there is a new groundbreaking science discovery. For readers, science news often is hard to understand and put in the context of our daily lives. For science reporters, the job is even more difficult. They have to digest complicated stories and then decide with of the hundreds of stories should appear in print or in a newscast.

Science Writing Part 2 – Moving From The Bench To The Newsroom

12:00AM
April
19, 2005

People who decide to pursue a science career are a rare breed. They study very complicated material and spend long hours in the lab. And after years of dedicated preparation to be scientists, some decide a life on the bench is not for them. They decide to become science writers. One who made such a choice is OSU science writer Holly Wagner, who tells her story and the stories of others who made the same choice.