Will Biohacking Echo the Personal Computer Revolution?

January 24, 2018 0

Thanks to the growing open science movement – a societal shift where barriers between scientific institutions and the general population break down and there is increased hands-on involvement of laypersons in scientific research and innovation […]

The Cochlear Implant: Genocide or Medical Miracle?

January 17, 2018 0

Genocide. A word reserved for the worst of human rights atrocities—the deliberate extermination of a particular demographic. The fact that this word has been used by some to describe cochlear implants (CI) for the deaf […]

The War for CRISPR

January 10, 2018 0

Science is often viewed as the embodiment of the good in humanity. Human progress, curiosity and selflessness are all revered principles within the scientific community, and the pursuit of truth is said to be held […]

The Importance of Science Literacy in Democracy

March 21, 2017 0

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 by the will of […]

Therapy in the Palm of Your Hands

February 13, 2017 0

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, has made it easier […]

Study Better with Memory Hacks

February 4, 2017 0

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 than application, unlike university. […]

POTS Syndrome: A Little More Tired Than Normal

January 30, 2017 0

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 late nights. Add to […]

Targeting Cancers with a Malarial Protein

November 30, 2016 0

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 to say that you are wrong. […]

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