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Parrots: The Unsung Avians

Sarah Newman, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

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Think of all of the birds you’ve seen throughout your lifetime - crows, robins, cardinals, the occasional hawk, chickadees, woodpeckers, hummingbirds, blue jays. Now think of all the birds you haven’t seen in their natural...

Metallic Hydrogen: The New Superconductor

Avery Parr, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017

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Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe. It makes up 75% of it, in fact. It is a key ingredient in the water that covers 71% of the Earth. In a few years, it might power our cars and our homes. However, scientists...

Relief without the Side Effects

Florencia Giraudo, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017

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Scientists may have found a new painkiller that does not have any of the negative side effects that opioid drugs have. Scientists at the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin viewed the effects of opioids on the nervous system,...

Stem Careers 101

Stem Careers 101

March 1, 2017

Turn Up The H.E.A.T – Solving the Energy Crisis

Etan Ginsberg, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017

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Manoj Bhargava, founder of the humanitarian organization Billions in Change, once said, “There are seven billion of us in the world today. And we're facing some huge problems, but talk doesn't help someone out of poverty. Awareness...

When Does Dieting Cross the Line?

Florencia Giraudo, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

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Looking in the mirror, all find defects. Sometimes we believe that we’re too fat or hate the scars that we might have on our body. But at what point do we cross the line and create distorted images of ourselves? Anorexia nervo...

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