When I was little, my favorite thing to do was draw pictures. Crisp white printer paper and a mega box of crayons were all I needed for endless hours of […]
“Superbugs Strike Again!”
“Resistance on the Rise!”
“Antibiotic Resistant Bugs: The Next Pandemic?”
Headlines such as these have become increasingly familiar in the developed world as antibiotic-resistant bacteria, or “superbugs”, become more common.
Coughing, sneezing, runny nose, yes it’s that time of year again—flu season is upon us. By now you’ve seen plenty of “get your flu shot here” paraphernalia. Each year, a […]
Humor me for a moment: Close your eyes and imagine a scientist. Okay, now describe what you saw. If you’re artistically inclined, maybe even sketch out what you imagined on […]
When Halloween excitement is at its highest, my conversations are dominated by comparing terrifying foes (IT vs. Freddy Krueger), and generating ridiculous ‘what if’ scenarios, such as, “If Pennywise was […]
Imagine for a moment that you have just welcomed a beautiful baby into the world. Over the next fourteen days your baby multiplies 3,000 times in size to that of […]
I hate to be the one to break it to you, but your concept of the world’s layout is (probably) wrong. It’s not your fault; you’ve just been misled all […]
Pick an arbitrary person on the street and ask them how many senses we have, and without a moment’s thought they will say, “five”, thanks to Aristotle. But ask a […]
The sudden ubiquity of pumpkin spice flavoring makes it official: Fall is upon us. It’s the perfect time to wrap up in a comfy blanket, find a rocking chair, and knit yourself something soft.
If you’re short on ideas, here’s a little inspiration:
Ever since the new iPhones were announced, millions of people have been pondering one of life’s most important questions: to upgrade or not to upgrade? For me, the newly improved camera could take my Instagram game to a whole new level. For others, retinal scanning could help secure important business emails. Whether you use your phone to post pictures of your vacation, respond to important emails, or stalk an ex-boyfriend, there’s no denying that phones have become integral parts of our lives. For people without access to healthcare, cell phones can help save their lives. Even in Africa, 93% of people have access to cell phone service. This has spurred scientists to find ways to make diagnosing, treating, or tracking diseases as easy as using an app on your phone.