InterSTEM Blog

Informative articles on various STEM topics and research are published weekly.

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  Peter Bui   18 Jun 2022   3 min
Benefits of Coffee

Peter Bui - Coffee. A refreshing beverage enjoyed by millions around the world among almost every age group. While in the past coffee has not been on the side of science, newer research shows that in moderation coffee can actually be pretty beneficial!

  Vova Prylepa   11 Jun 2022   5 min
How does electricity work?

Vova Prylepa - Learn about the production of electricity, as well as some key components of circuits to understand one of the most essential resources of our time.

  Jessica Chung   01 Jun 2022   5 min
Liquid magnetic telescopes

Jessica Chung - As the field of astrophysics continues to expand and we attempt to peer into the far reaches of the universe, one new technology is starting to prove its worth —— liquid magnetic telescopes, whose surfaces can be altered in real time. When we can manipulate the physical technology in our hands, a universe of possibilities opens up.

  Vova Prylepa   22 May 2022   5 min
Zombies exist… careful, you might have one inside of you!

Vova Prylepa - Learn about why viruses are so dangerous for us, as well as about the key characteristics of the most dangerous viruses out there and different types of treatment.

  Peter Bui   15 May 2022   5 min
Social Skills and Mental Health

Peter Bui - In this day and age, it’s important to maintain good mental health. Are social skills a primary factor in achieving good mental health?

  Emma Ylagan   22 Apr 2022   5 min
The basic concepts of quantum computers

Emma Ylagan - This article breaks down the fundamental ideas behind quantum computing, including what a qubit is, superposition, and quantum entanglement.

  Denzel Galang   02 Oct 2021   5 min
The environmental impacts of fast fashion

Denzel Galang - Fast fashion, despite being such a big part of the clothing industry, is a lose-lose situation for both the environment and its consumers due to its cheap methods and shortcuts.

  Peter Bui   02 Oct 2021   5 min
Efficient Studying

Peter Bui - Studying for hours on end for little to no results can be distressing. What studying methods and habits can result in more meaningful study? Research shows that certain methods and habits can be more effective and efficient in studying.

  Rachel Huang   02 Oct 2021   5 min
What is bubble tea and how is it made?

Rachel Huang - Bubble tea was invented in Taiwan and has become one of the most popular drinks in the world. It consists of a refreshing mix of tea, boba, and toppings including chunks of pudding, jelly, and popping boba. One sip of bubble tea, and you will feel as if you’ve been transported to a Taiwanese night market where dozens of food vendors are waiting for you to explore.

  Audrey Lee   04 Sep 2021   5 min
How has the pandemic influenced sleep?

Audrey Lee - It’s no news to anyone that a large portion of the population is sleep-deprived. So how did this change when the pandemic forced the world into a global lockdown? Has staying at home helped the world finally catch up on lost sleep?