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Membranes: A Solution for Our Water Woes

Membranes: A Solution for Our Water Woes

In May 2014, the United States Drought Monitor reported that 100% of Californians experienced “severe, extreme, or exceptional drought conditions” (1). The drought will cost US$2 billion and 17,000 agricultural jobs. Despite a series of fines and awareness campaign efforts to cut water consumption by 20%, water usage still increased […]


Quantum Cryptology

Introduction Many have recently become aware of the significant role which network security has in our lives through the recent Heartbleed debacle. Due to a bug in OpenSSL, a standardized library for cryptographic methods used in the SSL and TLS communication protocols, countless servers were left vulnerable to potential attackers […]


Graphene: The Hope for Renewable Energy

A new scientific discovery can often generate a chain reaction where additional breakthroughs take place, expanding on existing technology and generating new findings. For example, after single-layer graphene was experimentally isolated in 2004, the two-dimensional material rose to prominence in the scientific community and later earned Andre Geim and Konstantin […]


Bona Fide Beauty Led Off By Bona Fide Change

Since the First World War, humans have sought ways to correct deformities and facial damage inflicted during the horrors of combat. Additionally, many more individuals seek ways to correct hair lips, cleft palates, and other facial problems, originated at birth (1). Modern medicine and surgery have pursued many ways to […]


Scientists restore hearing to sound-deafened mice

Scientists have been able to restore hearing to deaf mice using a protein called neurotrophin-3

Scientists at the University of Michigan and Harvard University have been able to restore hearing to deaf mice using a protein called neurotrophin-3 (NT3). Gabriel Corfas, the lead scientist on the project, is hoping to develop a similar treatment for humans. The research holds promise for those who have lost […]


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