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Reversing the Inevitable: Using CRISPR Cas 9 to Defeat Sickle Cell Anemia

August 24, 2021

The tragedy of genetic disease lies in its frustrating inevitability, which would only please Shakespeare. A single displaced nucleotide—a mere difference in nitrogenous

Few-Shot Learning - Why, How, and the Future

August 24, 2021

Imagine using Face-ID to unlock your phone, but having to take thousands of images of yourself in various environments, for your phone to

CRISPR: A Tool of Tomorrow?

August 24, 2021

On any computer, you can edit a word document with ease. Simply hover your mouse over the misspelled word, click, and replace any

Ageism, Stigma, and Health

August 23, 2021

Ageism, which is defined as stereotyping or discriminating against individuals or groups based on their age, is prevalent globally. It comes with an

An Impeccable Memory

August 23, 2021

Having perfect memory is a skill that many people wish for. For many, being able to remember vivid details of a family gathering

Home Visits: Telehealth During and Beyond COVID-19

August 15, 2020

Many Americans are afraid to take a trip to the doctor’s office during the COVID-19 outbreak. An estimated “40 percent [of older adults]

Quantum Cryptography

August 8, 2020

In this day and age, we have a lot of secrets, and we constantly have to give them away to the Internet. For

The Malevolent STI Down Under: Chlamydia and Koalas

August 8, 2020

Biology students often learn about diversity and connection across the animal kingdom. From the elongated bills of tropical toucans, to complex neural networks

Bats, Disease, and COVID-19: Just a Coincidence?

August 8, 2020

Some weigh less than pennies. Others have wing spans up to six feet. Bats are an incredibly diverse species (with 1,400 different known

A Variety of Visions

August 8, 2020

What are the colors in a rainbow? Humans and animals might give different answers. While scientists have long known how people can see