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One Step Closer to Nuclear Fusion

One Step Closer to Nuclear Fusion

One Step Closer to Nuclear Fusion Ted Northup ’21 According to a recent report on nuclear fusion, scientists may have discovered an optimal model for regulating plasma turbulence while still achieving desired functional results. A Brazilian researcher, Vinicius Duarte of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, recently developed a conceptual regulation […]

 
 

New threat to the ozone layer

New threat to the ozone layer

New threat to the ozone layer   By: John Beute ‘20, 2/20/18   The extent of the ozone hole over Antarctica (Source: Wikipedia)   In 1987, the UN enacted an emergency measure known as the Montreal Protocol to ban the use of chlorofluorocarbons—more commonly known as CFCs. Scientists had discovered […]

 
 

Pandemic Cholera: Origins and Implications

Credit: Amélie Philibert, UdeM.

Pandemic Cholera: Origins and Implications Sahaj Shah ’21 On February 5, 2018, Jesse Shapiro presented his research findings on the origins of pandemic choleric strains from the environment, and their fate within patients to the Joint Microbiology & Immunology and Biological Sciences Seminar at the Geisel School of Medicine. Professor […]

 
 

Bacteria-Killing Viruses Discovered in Abundance Across the World’s Oceans

Bacteria-Killing Viruses Discovered in Abundance Across the World’s Oceans

Bacteria-Killing Viruses Discovered in Abundance Across the World’s Oceans by John Kerin ‘20 A new evolutionary lineage of viruses has been found in samples of seawater from many of the world’s oceans. This new group of viruses was recently named “Autolykiviridae,” after a Greek mythological character known for his ability […]

 
 

Effect of Female Role Models in Young Women’s Intended Major

Women in STEM fields (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Effect of Female Role Models in Young Women’s Intended Major Ryan Kilgallon ’21 A study from Houston’s Southern Methodist University (SMU) reveals the effectiveness of using an enthusiastic female role-model to inspire young women to major in male-dominated fields such as economics. Nationally, the ratio of women to men majoring […]

 
 
 
 
 

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