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Elizabeth Schiavoni | April 6, 2014

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Having more options is better.  Unfortunately, the parents and educators of young children do not have many picture book options in arenas of science such as genetics and DNA. Children develop their intellectual identity through their reading choices, and exposure to science in informal settings affects science literacy later in life. The dawn of [...]

Medicine and Health

Alexander B. Kim | April 6, 2014

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In general, humanity treats invertebrates with very little regard. Lobsters and crabs are boiled alive. At seafood processing plants the claws, tails, and heads of living lobsters are ripped apart and sorted so the meat can be extracted and canned. Pesticides are used that cause insects to convulse and die. Scientists perform experiments on snails [...]

Society

Vanessa Hill | April 6, 2014

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“Our curse as humans is that we are trapped in time; our curse is that we are forced to interpret life as a sequence of events – a story – and when we can’t figure out what our particular story is, we feel lost somehow [1].” Douglas Coupland, Player One: What Is to Become of [...]

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Sunny Parmar | April 6, 2014

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When they originally hit the media scene, stem cells sparked discussions ranging from promises of a new age in medicine to ethical complaints from various human rights groups. Since the initial ethical controversy, stem cell research continued quietly over the past decade. But the topic is heating up again: in the past year, there have [...]

Medicine and Health

Hely Shah | April 6, 2014

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“The internet is a new lifeform that shows the first signs of intelligence.” -Jeff Stibel, a neuroscientist and entrepreneur [1]. The notion regarding the Internet’s potential of undergoing evolutionary processes and attaining the coveted state of consciousness revolves primarily around two main concepts: the definition of [...]

Medicine and Health

Marshal Wolff | April 6, 2014

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Humans are the most intelligent organisms to have ever lived on our planet. They have extraordinary abilities that almost no other animals possess: consciousness, self-awareness, logic, reasoning, comprehension, problem solving, and language to name a few. These abilities have allowed humans to attain remarkable evolutionary success; this success [...]

Energy and Environment

Colleen Wood | April 6, 2014

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Although the Caspian Sea was at one point connected to the world’s oceans, it has been landlocked for millions of years now. The Caspian’s isolation had contributed to the evolution of its unique ecosystem, but it has also proven a weakness. Harmful pollutants cannot be flushed out an instead accumulate in the sea. It has [...]

Energy and Environment

Ikreet Cheema | April 6, 2014

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Currently, large carnivores throughout the world are facing massive declines in their numbers as well as their geographical ranges. According to a study looking at 31 different species of carnivores conducted by Ripple and colleagues (2014), over three quarters of these species are now in decline [1]. These animals have been widely considered to [...]

Society

Ikreet Cheema | April 6, 2014

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A rare and well-known neuroimaging case in the court of law is that of a 40-year-old man who inexplicably became a sexual impulsive with pedophilia [1]. He had no history of prior sexual misconduct, but he abruptly began frequenting prostitutes and attempted to molest his 12-year-old stepdaughter [1]. The patient attempted to conceal his [...]

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IRAs in Silver and Precious Metals

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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.