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The Science Hub: research on death, new dwarf planet, U.S. to leave Paris climate accord

Thomas Weldele, Naomi Schmitt, and Alex Dodos | November 9, 2019

New research on the nature of death They say the brain is the most important organ in your body—according to the brain. The brain has such a big ego, in fact, that it is incapable of acknowledging its...

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The Science Hub: social media study, Nobel Prizes, firefighting foam contamination

Thomas Weldele, Naomi Schmitt, and Alex Dodos | October 30, 2019

Stop demonizing screen time and start getting more sleepy time A talking point we have all heard by now is that social media and phones are rupturing the social fabric and making people, especially young...

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The Science Hub: California water levels, Momias de Guanajuato, Starship

Thomas Weldele, Naomi Schmitt, and Jimena Perez | October 10, 2019

Average Water Levels in California After a rain-filled winter, courtesy of numerous atmospheric rivers, California is sitting above an average amount of water for this time of year at a large majority...

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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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