The Naked Mole Rat: Elemental Juggernaut

Faculty Editor: Dr. Heather Olins In the pursuit of examining extraordinary beings that inhabit the planet, it would be remiss not to investigate the elemental juggernaut known as the naked mole rat. As...

The Use of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Faculty Editor: Professor Jeffrey DaCosta “Some people call this artificial intelligence, but the reality is this technology will enhance us. So instead of artificial intelligence, I think we'll augment...

Caffeine Addiction Among College Students

Faculty Editor: Professor Jeffrey DaCosta It would be hard to imagine college life without coffee. Some students greet every morning with a steaming cup of it. Others plan to meet over it. And still, ot...

Brain Waves and Smartphone Addiction

     The widespread adoption of smartphones has revolutionized the way that we act, think and communicate; it has replaced  past cameras, portable music players, traditional landline phones, alarms, and more. D...

Combating Diabetes with Artificial Beta Cells

     Affecting more than 400 million people worldwide, diabetes is among the most prevalent diseases, particularly in the United States, where almost 30 million people are afflicted. In healthy individuals, ins...

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...