Clean Air: A Basic Human Right

What was once a carefree recreational and social pleasure that could be encountered on any corner has now become a known health concern to all who choose to partake.  It is impossible to live in our current soc...

Development of first synthetic self-developing embryo

The study of embryonic development as a consequence of complex organisms arising from a single cell is one of the most fascinating fields of biology. As late as the 18th century, there was fierce debate over wh...

Get Your Blood Pumping…While Working at Your Desk?

As is the case for many occupations today, the life of a student isn’t always a particularly active one. While some of us manage trips to the Plex or take runs around the Reservoir, in reality, getting to work ...

Doomed to Disagreement in Politics?

When people are presented with evidence that counter their firmly held beliefs, they generally tend to discount it. During a time of polarizing and turbulent American politics, this tendency to disagree undermi...

Can AI Make Our World More Secure?

Can Our Emotions Keep Us Safe on the Internet? With advancements in AI seemingly making headlines daily, it sometimes feels that our minds may become mated to, and perhaps even overcome by, machines without ...