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. […]

On the Existence of Climate Change

November 25, 2016 0

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 getting hotter. Apparently not everyone seems […]

Hit the Message Home

November 23, 2016 0

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, but he completely denies the accusation. […]

Soylent: Is this the future of food?

March 14, 2016 0

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 blend with water and oil, and […]

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 […]

Game on.

November 30, 2015 0

Rebecca glances at the game clock, wiping the sweat off her brow. There are 23 seconds left, and Rebecca’s Vipers are down 98-95 to the rival Cougars. Neither team has any timeouts left. The game […]

What’s in your meat?

November 24, 2015 1

On October 26, 2015 the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of the World Health Organization announced that it added ‘processed meat’ and ‘red meat’ to its list of Group 1 (carcinogenic to humans) […]

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