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

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  Volodymyr Prylepa   12 Mar 2021   5 min
Why listening to music has more beneficial effects for your health than you thought

Volodymyr Prylepa - Have you ever wondered about how your physical well-being depends on the type and quantity of music you hear? Here’s all about the science behind musical effects on your body.

  Emma Ylagan   12 Mar 2021   5 min
5G Technology

Emma Ylagan - There are many advantages and disadvantages to the 5G technology that should be considered while thinking about the applications of this new generation of cellular networks.

  Tania Firouzabady   12 Mar 2021   5 min
Crystallography: From the arrangement of atoms to a world of possibilities

Tania Firouzabady - Crystallography is a branch of science dealing with the arrangement of atoms in crystalline solids. Vital to the discovery of DNA’s double helix and used in current scientific developments, this fascinating field holds great potential.

  Nadwa Atwi   26 Feb 2021   5 min
Engineering bacteria into insulin-producing factories genetically

Nadwa Atwi - Progress in a scientific field depends on the availability of tools and methods that broaden the limits of experiments. This has been displayed dramatically by the emergence of genetic engineering.

  Mehri Sadri   26 Feb 2021   5 min
DIY snowflake crystals

Mehri Sadri - As winter quickly comes to an end, one must find all the chilly crafts available. Continue reading to access a simple crystal tutorial that uses a few simple ingredients found at home.

  Omar Dajani   19 Feb 2021   5 min
The evolution of machine learning

Omar Dajani - Machine learning (ML) is an ever-growing field in the tech world. It has had a great and prosperous developmental period ever since its inception, and it seems like it will not be stopping anytime soon. It is no wonder so many are interested in the ML field, as it has the capacity to be integral to Earth’s future development. When exactly did it start, and why is it as popular as it is?

  Omar Dajani   19 Feb 2021   5 min
All about phobias

Omar Dajani - There are many aspects of phobias that the average person would not know, such as them being considered a type of anxiety disorder. The world of phobias is ever-expanding, simultaneously being shrouded in mystery yet being understood more with time. Nevertheless, this field is still an interesting one, mainly due to the sheer number of phobias that currently exist.

  Emily Richter   05 Feb 2021   5 min
What is citizen science?

Emily Richter - Collecting data can be one of the most time-consuming parts of research. Luckily, researchers have a secret weapon known as citizen science. But what exactly is citizen science, and how can one get involved with it?

  Nadwa Atwi   05 Feb 2021   5 min
Antibiotic resistance: A growing threat to global health

Nadwa Atwi - The discovery of the first antibiotic changed the course of modern medicine drastically, rendering life-threatening illnesses treatable, especially during World War II. But the emergence of antibiotic resistance has reduced these medical breakthroughs to dust.

  Sydney Hollingsworth   05 Feb 2021   5 min
Mars rovers: Past, present and future

Sydney Hollingsworth - Could there have been ancient life on Mars? NASA’s Mars 2020 mission hopes to answer this question with its newest rover: Perseverance. The rover will join Curiosity on the Red Planet this February, following in the footsteps - or tire tracks, rather - of rovers Sojourner, Spirit and Opportunity. What have we learned from these Mars rovers? What could they teach us in the future?