The Importance of Science Literacy in Democracy

March 21, 2017 0

Written by: Angela Dong What distinguishes democracy from other forms of government like monarchy, autocracies and dictatorships, is that in a democracy, every citizen’s voice counts equally and the direction of the country is steered […]

Therapy in the Palm of Your Hands

February 13, 2017 0

Written by Takhliq Amir Even while writing this, I found myself scrolling through one app or another on my phone. It’s truly amazing how the development of technologies, such as the iPhone or the iPad, […]

Study Better with Memory Hacks

February 4, 2017 0

Written by Angela Dong Like many students, I’ve spent the better part of high school learning how to learn. More specifically, learning how to memorize, considering how secondary school tests tended to emphasize knowledge more […]

POTS Syndrome: A Little More Tired Than Normal

January 30, 2017 0

Written by Takhliq Amir For many undergraduate students, the juggling of countless courses, extracurriculars and part-time jobs can lead to little time for food or sleep, as well as a lot of early mornings and […]

Targeting Cancers with a Malarial Protein

November 30, 2016 0

  Written by Joella Ho   What type of cells multiplies rapidly, invades surrounding tissue, and even takes over the arrangement of blood vessels nearby? If you said, “Cancer cells,” think again. That is not […]

On the Existence of Climate Change

November 25, 2016 0

  Written by Takhliq Amir   Growing up, I always thought climate change was a, you know, thing. That it existed. I believed news about glaciers melting and species going extinct, and felt the summers […]

Hit the Message Home

November 23, 2016 0

  Written by Ellen He   Imagine this: you get a call from your child’s teacher that he has stolen from another child at school, with concrete evidence. You bring this up with your child, […]

Soylent: Is this the future of food?

March 14, 2016 0

  Written by Feroze Nooruddin   For those who haven’t heard about it, Soylent is a so-called nutritionally perfect drink created by Rob Rhinehart, an engineer and entrepreneur.(1) It comes as a powder that you […]

Trust me, I’m a doctor

February 21, 2016 0

What comes to mind when you think about pigeons? Flying rats? Waddling fowls? How about medical professionals? As outlandish as this notion appears, it isn’t nearly as far-fetched as one might think. A recent study […]

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