A Scientist in the Kitchen

April 6, 2014 2

As a student in both science and culinary school, I find myself having frequent déjà vu as I attend one class after another. Like a lab, the kitchen is a dynamic system where basic principles […]

A Love Potion: The Chemistry of Romance

March 1, 2014 1

Though Valentine’s Day has past, put down that heart-shaped chocolate, burn those roses and stop rereading those cheesy love poems. Such sentimentalities won’t foster a loving relationship, because love is not some abstract emotional response. […]

Chess: Far from Black and White

February 12, 2014 0

Adrian quickly glanced at the clock before directing his gaze onto the 64 black and white squares in front of him. After ten minutes of contemplative silence, he finally appeared ready to make a move. […]

The Story of Disease: Humanities in Medical Education

October 21, 2013 0

Medical humanities has become a burgeoning educational tool to develop empathy and compassion in would-be doctors. While some have cried that literature in medicine heralds the resurgence of ancient empiricism, many residence programs have found […]

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