Technology

Sophia Luo | July 19, 2015

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Audiences throughout the nation and around the world have been entranced by the high-tech Iron Man body suit and Tony Stark’s eccentric mind. Imagined by Marvel Comics, the Iron Man suit allows Stark to fly through the sky, shoot sonic blasts, and withstand bullets.  In addition, the metallic strength of the armor does not detract [...]

Energy and Environment

Peter Vaník | June 8, 2015

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Searching for images of “pollution” feels like being guilt-punched by reality. Thick toxic fumes rising from monumental factory chimneys, acidic green rivers with a slurpy consistency and animals bathing in a sea of trash are all secondary effects of progress. Is pollution really an inevitable consequence of contemporary society? Strictly [...]

Society

Arie Grunberg | May 21, 2015

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When we are born, we do not question why or how food gives us energy; somehow we just know and we move on. Everyone knows that eating food will make one feel good, it will make one feel satisfied. However, only when we are older our society teaches us that such behavior is called a [...]

Medicine and Health

Artemis Tsiaprazi-Stamou | June 17, 2015

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Accepting what Kenneth Arrow once said that “there seems to be little room for the unequal distribution of a vital commodity such as health care in a just society”, few would argue that our current system is ethical. On the contrary, it seems to be a system in which the poor have a significantly narrowed [...]

Life Sciences

Dalia Gala | May 31, 2015

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Do battles take place in nature? Of course! Plants fight for access to the sun, wild animals wrestle with carcasses in a struggle for the biggest bite, and parasites are advantageously equipped to exploit their hosts, who in turn attempt to withstand the parasites. Hosts, on the other hand, have cells – like eosinophils in [...]

Life Sciences

Prishita Maheshwari-Aplin | May 16, 2015

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Ella Fitzgerald is believed to have had such perfect pitch that her band tuned up to the sound of her voice. Aged seven, Mozart impressed audiences by naming the note of a pocket watch strike. Four-year-old Mariah Carey sang back pitch-perfect notes to her mother [1]. Musicians in every genre, including Beethoven, Michael Jackson, Chopin [...]

Energy and Environment

Peter Vaník | June 8, 2015

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Urbanisation. Economic development. Unsustainable agriculture. These factors are causing problems with water quality and quantity all around the world, an issue which will likely only get worse unless we deal with the precious resource more responsibly. But is it water quantity or quality that deserves our more immediate attention? Water quantity [...]

Energy and Environment

Arie Grunberg | May 27, 2015

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Whether they are used romantically, to celebrate life, or to remember death, candles have been, since the invention of modern light sources, a magical phenomenon. They create a uniquely comforting and captivating aura. In fact, there is a tendency in the modern world to reserve candlelight for special occasions. However, when there are no other [...]

Aristotle University

Zina Tsitrouli | April 4, 2015

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Is it an innovative method that will prevent diseases caused by mutations in mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) or a threat to humanity? Scientists have thoroughly debated the three-parent-baby phenomenon, especially since the United Kingdom became the first country to legalize mtDNA transfer in February 2015 [1]. The term “three-parent-babies” refers to [...]

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Short Term Rentals in Tel Aviv

Honors students in Universities can often find opportunities to travel abroad. If you are studying in Israel, you might find that student housing doesn’t work well for you. Look into some of the Tel Aviv vacation rentals in the University area.