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The Science Hub: vaping related illness, benefits of GMOs, failed Indian moon landing

Thomas Weldele and Naomi Schmitt | September 11, 2019

The Science Hub is back with more science-based news, this time with a section by guest writer, Avidh Bavkar '20. The Vape Problem Six deaths, over 480 cases of a mysterious illness, stretching across...

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The Science Hub: telescope controversy, amazon rainforest fires, northern white rhinos

Thomas Weldele, Naomi Schmitt, and Matthew Godfrey | August 28, 2019

The Science Hub returns after a summer hiatus for more science news, including a section by guest writer, Matthew Godfrey. Telescope Controversy From submerged base to summit, Mauna Kea stands taller...

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The Science Hub: kilogram redefined, effects of skipping breakfast, sails in space

Thomas Weldele, Rachel Chang, and Jonathan Soriano | June 9, 2019

The change in the kilogram that didn't change anything The kilogram, for the majority of one’s life, was defined by a mass of platinum-iridium that was officially declared one kilogram.  That kilogram,...

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The Science Hub: a study on dementia, aftereffects of measles, Schrodinger’s art

Thomas Weldele, Rachel Chang, and Jonathan Soriano | May 22, 2019

A study on dementia A new study by the World Health Organization (WHO) detailed that there are roughly 50 million people in the world with dementia and around 10 million cases additionally per year....

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Weather 101: Storm Watch

Thomas Weldele, Writer | May 19, 2019

Nature is now liberally giving what it once had taken from California. Especially throughout this winter, California has received an enormous amount of rain, even more so when considering the drought that...

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The Science Hub: first image of a black hole, the cost of climate change, deadly fungus rises

Rachel Chang, Jonathan Soriano, and Thomas Weldele | April 10, 2019

First ever image of a black hole We have seen the unseeable: A black hole—a monster. It bends all light to its epicenter attempting to travel through the fabric of space and time—until it reaches...

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