Currently, most algal blooms are nothing but destructive. Many researchers and industries have become interested in the potential of algae as a useful alternative to common contributors of pollution. This article will discuss three of these developing (and some already implemented) uses for algae.
The Loosening of COVID-19 Restrictions
This change in policy demonstrates how leaders have to balance the public’s desire to return to normalcy (e.g. more students in-person) with the ever-present dangers of COVID-19 (e.g. the possibility of mass transmission of the virus).
Digital COVID Passports Are Coming Soon
While many people do have pictures of their COVID-19 vaccination cards on their phones just in case, there has been an alarming rise of the production of illegal, fake vaccination cards for people who do not believe in getting a vaccine, or even COVID-19 itself.
mRNA vaccines: The Savior to Future Pandemics?
Among the three vaccine providers, both Pfizer and Moderna utilized a brand new form of technology known as mRNA vaccines, while J&J opted to develop a traditional viral vector vaccine.
Creativity, a culturally fluid concept, is abstract and is reinforced by behaviors such as what we categorize as creative. The next logical question is: What makes an activity creative?
The NFT Craze
With the new era of technology increasingly bleeding into every dimension of our lives, it has created a new digital collectible frenzy for Non-fungible tokens, otherwise known as NFTs.
The WOMEN Behind Cutting-Edge Gene Technology
In the midst of Women’s History Month, we thought it only fitting to highlight a few of the female pioneers who have advanced our world of science, technology, and neverending discovery.
Brain Fog: Myth or Symptom You Have
Amongst the lingering side effects of Covid-19, multiple patients have reported feeling fuzzy or foggy in thinking, now termed “brain fog.” In past non-pandemic years, brain fog has been studied as a compilation of symptoms from reduced cognition and an inability to concentrate to loss of memory.
Global Warming and Snowstorm Uri
A few weeks ago, winter storm Uri brought four inches of snow and a whole week of snow flurries and freezing temperatures to campus.
“RIP Twitter” and the Super Follows
The world is slowly turning into a subscription-based economy. Pay $6.99 a month for Disney+, $8.99 for Netflix, $12.99 for Amazon Prime – it all adds up. Twitter has decided to join this subscription-based business.