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Kombucha: Is it Science or Simply Popularity?

Kombucha is a drink currently regaining popularity on the West Coast of the United States. Praised for its supposed health benefits, this carbonated and fermented tea is said to contain vitamins, amino acids, and other ingredients that have nutritional value. … Continue reading

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Life On Mars? – A ‘Persevering’ Exploration

With the Perseverance Rover’s landing on Mars on February 18th, the hunt for extraterrestrial life has resurfaced in the public’s eyes. The question of the existence of alien lifeforms has prevailed for as long as we have been studying space … Continue reading

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Praying for a technological savior: faith and the technological fix for climate change

When I was a freshman in high school, I heard about Harvard’s project on seeding the atmosphere with sulfur dioxide to slow climate change, and I thought it sounded like a really great idea.[i] For context, atmospheric seeding is a … Continue reading

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Rise of the Dead: The Ethics of Emulating Old Games

What is Emulation? Emulation is a method that allows users to make a computer system behave like another computer system. A common example is using programs to run Windows on Apple computers. Usage Another popular usage is by video game … Continue reading

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“Into the Light: The Relationship between Gender Expectations and Lighting Techniques in Photography”

“The picture that you took with your camera is the imagination you want to create with reality.” – Scott Lorenzo The modern world is full of many things—the list is infinite, but we know that some of them can be categorized … Continue reading

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