Questions

Why Do We Cry?

Why Do We Cry?






We cry when we are in despair. We tear up when we yawn. Our eyes well up during moments of immense joy. But why do we cry in the first place? What biological functions does crying serve? While the scientific community struggles to provide concrete explanations for this teary condition, […]

 
 

Stem Cells: The Solution to Living Over 100 Years?

Stem Cells: The Solution to Living Over 100 Years?






Many scientists have attmpted to find the “Fountain of Youth.” Although many genetic and medical treatments have increased the average human life expectancy, these treatments have yet to increase lifespan over a hundred years. However, this statement may no longer hold true in the future. In a recent issue of […]

 
 

Why Can’t We Use Cell Phones on Airplanes?

Why Can’t We Use Cell Phones on Airplanes?






Anyone who has flown on an airplane should be familiar with the common pre-flight reminder to turn off cell phones on flight. For many people, this may seem silly or superfluous. What could your iPhone do that would possibly affect the flight? There are those who have left their phones […]

 
 

Why Does Your Skin Age?

Why Does Your Skin Age?






Skin aging is a fact of life; everyone will face it sooner or later. In order to understand how this process works, it is important to know the basics of skin. The epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous tissue are the three layers that compose the human skin. Epidermis is the skin’s […]

 
 
 
 
 

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Founded in 1998, the Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science aims to increase scientific awareness within the Dartmouth community by providing an interdisciplinary forum for sharing undergraduate research and enriching scientific knowledge.

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