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Where the Pope and Science Find Common Ground

Where the Pope and Science Find Common Ground

By Michael Beveridge ’17   Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church, has made headlines during his tenure for making moves to “liberalize” the Church, most recently for his… Read more »

A Scientific Analysis of the Nepal Earthquake

A Scientific Analysis of the Nepal Earthquake

By Ahmad Sabbagh ’17 A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal’s capital Katmandu and surrounding areas on Saturday April 25th, devastating the region and killing over 2,500 people while injuring over… Read more »

HIV Outbreak in Indiana Worsens

HIV Outbreak in Indiana Worsens

By Daniel Bertan ‘17 Over the past month, Scott County, Indiana, a small southern county in the state, has experienced a massive H.I.V. outbreak. The outbreak was first declared mid-march,… Read more »

California Has an Endless Supply of Water in the Ocean

California Has an Endless Supply of Water in the Ocean

By Ahmad Sabbagh ’17 What was once considered a project too expensive and unsustainable to carry out might finally have turned to be a life-saving technology with a feasible implementation…. Read more »

When Oil Country Goes Green

When Oil Country Goes Green

By Michael Beveridge ’17 Texas, the nation’s largest crude oil producer in 2013, recently had one of its largest cities aim to increase its renewable energy portfolio, specifically with respect… Read more »

CRISPR: Human Genome Editing Just Got Easier

CRISPR: Human Genome Editing Just Got Easier

By Ahmad Sabbagh ’17 The celebrated yet controversial CRISPR gene-editing technique has become more efficient and feasible to use thanks to the discovery of a mini enzyme by researchers from… Read more »

CO2 Pollution Stabilizes, Despite Continued World Growth

CO2 Pollution Stabilizes, Despite Continued World Growth

By Michael Beveridge ’17 For the first time in over 40 years, increasing growth has not resulted in an increase in global CO2 emissions.  Renewables like solar and wind power… Read more »

Precision Medicine: The Newest Revolution in Medicine

Precision Medicine: The Newest Revolution in Medicine

By Ahmad Sabbagh ’17 On January 30th President Obama announced a $215 million budget plan for a “Precision Medicine Initiative” designed to usher in a new age of personalized medicine… Read more »

The Conference of Commonwealth Scientists Reconvenes

The Conference of Commonwealth Scientists Reconvenes

By Daniel Bertan ’17 Great Britain’s Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, also known as the Royal Society, held another Conference of Commonwealth Scientists for the first time… Read more »

The World’s Most Endangered Delicacy

The World’s Most Endangered Delicacy

By Mike Beveridge ’17 By January 1st, 2020 the world’s largest chocolate makers, Mars Inc. and Barry Callebaut AG, estimate that global demand for chocolate will outpace supply by 1… Read more »

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