An article analyzing the future potential of DNA based vaccinations.
New evidence of lunar water suggests that humans may have a future home on the surface of the Moon
Climate change, the shifting temperature of the earth due to amplified levels of atmospheric greenhouse gases (GHGs) from fossil fuels and deforestation, is currently a topic of heated discussions worldwide. In 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations organization, stated that “warming of the climate system is unequivocal” . GHGs persist in [...]
Over the last ten years, leaps in technology have led to warfare being augmented by developments that would seem to be more suited to science fiction. However, the use of drone warfare, cyberwarfare, and data mining has caused a dramatic shift in the way a war is thought of and conducted, in addition to raising [...]
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Epilepsy, a chronic neurological disorder characterized by sudden seizures, has mystified both patients and researchers alike for years with its baffling neuronal mechanisms and unpredictable nature. Each year, about 200,000 new cases of epilepsy are diagnosed—just as many as breast cancer. Of these 200,000 cases, 70% have no apparent cause
INTRODUCTION More than ten million farmers planted 252 million acres of genetically-modified (GM) crops in 2006 . From 1996 to 2000, acreage of GM crops globally increased 25-fold . The prevalence and rapid growth of GM crops are accredited to the benefits it provides. Biotechnology companies alter the DNA of crops, either by removing or [...]
Eat. Exercise. Study. These are three activities that should become mainstays to students of higher education. From the moment a college student sets foot on campus, the stress of coping with four years of midterms, problem sets, and essay deadlines begins. Besides the pressures of academia, students will also have to face the prospect of making good life decisions which will impact them further down the road.
By Lauren Piccioli, George Washington University Today, the invention of new technology has the aptitude to completely change our daily lives. This can range from altering a solitary ingredient in an established routine, to shifting one’s strategy completely. The iPad, from Apple, has been credited as ground breaking technology, having immense promise in fields including [...]
By Sara Tehrani, George Washington University For centuries, America, more than any other nation, has beckoned immigrants in search of a brighter, safer future to come take advantage of this land of opportunity. The American model of immigrant assimilation is one of dignified achievement and pride because it reflects long-standing American traditions of the integration [...]