The Possibility of Work-Life Balance in Science

This past summer one of my good friends managed to secure an internship at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes conducting biomedical research. He was thrilled at the opportunity for career exploration and ment...

The Dangers of Diagnostic Radiation

The average individual might be quite shocked to find out that exposure to low-level radiation is as common as the air we breathe. Everyday sources of radiation include the sunlight that allows us to visibly fu...

Life: A Space Case

Are we alone in the universe? It is a question that humans have been asking since we first looked up at the stars and up until recently it has been a subject of mere speculation. However, upon the discovery of ...

Redefining “Human” Rights

In a court case that set the animal rights community ablaze, the New York Supreme Court issued a writ of habeas corpus for two chimpanzees in captivity at Stony Brook University. A court hearing to determine wh...