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2016-09-30 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - Can you please identify this bug:

Hi Diana,    I am very sorry for any discomfort you may be experiencing. Make sure to clean the bite with soap and water and watch for unusual symptoms. Consult a doctor if you notice any symptoms that

2016-09-29 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - Beetle ID:

Hi, Carol:    The insect in your images is a nymph (juvenile, immature) cockroach, likely the American Cockroach (Periplaneta americana).  It may or may not signal a larger problem.    In my experience

2016-09-29 Electrical Engineering - Transformer design for maximum power transfer:

I suppose you have learned by now that transformers and magnetic circuits are more art than science.  Metal cores are always more efficient than solid metal because they have lower in-metal induced heating

2016-09-29 Thermodynamics - Tips/ Advice for Science Project:

Hi Camryn,    Sounds like a good Project.    First off Bathing suits are made of more than one material. Typically the main cloth then cotton for stitching and elastic for fit. Find out which and test

2016-09-28 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - insect identification:

Dennis:    Thank you for including the image.    There is probably good reason you have not seen this insect before.  It is an introduced plant bug native to Europe.  Here is more about it:    http://bugguide

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