Category: STEM

New gear for Apple fans

by RICHARD BUNNER Breaking the electronics news for September 2018 were the releases of the newest iPhones. Gone are the days of the home button for apple because each newly released phone has an all screen design with the signature notch. The most notable release is the iPhone […]

Are cheetahs on the brink of extinction?

By BRANDON SAGLAM Recently, on December 11, 2017, researchers affiliated with National Geographic’s Big Cat Initiative released a study in the journal PeerJ that provided data on cheetah populations which is beginning to worry scientists. The paper provided two estimates of the probable population of cheetahs within regions […]

23andme compromises information of customers

The 23andme privacy policy reads:  “We may share anonymized and aggregate information with third-parties; anonymized and aggregate information is any information that has been stripped of your name and contact information and aggregated with information of others or anonymized so that you cannot reasonably be identified as an […]

OpenWorm digitizes worm brain

By WILLIE MALVEAUX OpenWorm is a project dedicated to making the world’s first virtual organism. Recently, the collective has successfully digitized a worm brain and transferred the brain into a small Lego robot capable of moving in a real environment. To elaborate, the Caenorhabditis elegans is a roundworm […]

The pros and cons for nuclear power

By WILLIE MALVEAUX In 1946, the United States government created the Atomic Energy Commission, or the AEC for short. This jump started the beginning of nuclear power for peaceful implementations, and as a result of this, in Dec. 1951, the first electricity from nuclear power was created. After […]

Turkey’s effect on sleepiness

By CHRISTIAN MORRISON Thanksgiving is here! It is a joyous time to hang out with family and friends and gorge oneself on mashed potatoes, stuffing, pie and especially turkey. After this grandiose feast, a familiar feeling comes over everyone. That warm, sleepy feeling that beckons one to the […]