Medicine and Health

Raagini Suresh | January 9, 2016

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On January 30th 2015, President Barack Obama gave the State of the Union Address. He took this opportunity to announce the Precision Medicine Initiative. This revolutionary approach to medical treatment is based on the principle of human individuality – people have different genes, environments, and lifestyles. It only makes sense that people [...]

Behavior

Sohil Patel | September 26, 2015

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Darwin’s famous voyage to the Galapagos Islands in 1831 formed the foundation of the theory of evolution [1]. Since then, scientists have applied this theory to investigate the diversity and relationship between species. Although Darwin’s theory of evolution states that humans evolved from primates, the definition of cognitive function and [...]

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 [...]

Medicine and Health

Alfred Chin | November 25, 2015

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Earlier this year, President Obama announced the $215 million Precision Medicine Initiative which will “provide clinicians with new tools, knowledge, and therapies to select which treatments will work best for which patients” [1]. Taking into account individual genetic, environmental, and lifestyle differences, precision medicine aims to create [...]

Public Health

Amishi Desai | August 30, 2015

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Nails. Hair. Makeup. Heels. Dresses. These are all items women usually change when they go out to the town, or to a bar. Having freshly manicured nails can be a confidence booster for some, and an aesthetic pleaser for others. As most college students head off to college, their parents warn them; “Do not take [...]

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 [...]

STUDENT EXPERIENCE

Krithika Iyer | November 13, 2015

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Dark matter has been a source of intrigue for scientists long before it became exciting fodder for science fiction. Immortalized by popular shows such as Star Trek and Futurama as an efficient and powerful fuel source, the reality is much more rudimentary. Dark matter is essentially a component hypothesized to be a sort of “missing [...]

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 [...]

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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.