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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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The Science Hub: Mozambique’s deadly cyclone, drought-free California, expanding stomachs

Rachel Chang, Jonathan Soriano, and Thomas Weldele | March 27, 2019

Mozambique’s devastating aftermath of Cyclone Idai Cyclone Idai, one of the most disastrous storms to hit Africa in decades, made landfall in Mozambique on March 15. With 1.7 million people in its...

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The Science Hub: new drug for depression, NASA budget proposal, rise in measles

Rachel Chang, Jonathan Soriano, and Thomas Weldele | March 14, 2019

New FDA-approved drug for depression Last week, a new drug for depression was approved by the Food and Drug Administration. This new treatment is a fast-acting nasal spray composed of esketamine, a...

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