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I’m Pretty Sure Scientists are the Only People Who Listen to Podcasts Regularly

I’m Pretty Sure Scientists are the Only People Who Listen to Podcasts Regularly

Posted On: April 15, 2016

Buckle up; I’m about to tell you what every scientist does not want you to know: we spend [...]

A Mediterranean Spring Break

A Mediterranean Spring Break

Posted On: April 14, 2016

Spring break: the fabled few days each March of a collegian’s career with the highest concentration of debauchery. [...]

Lessons Learned from Planning My Future

Lessons Learned from Planning My Future

Posted On: April 14, 2016

In a blog last semester, I talked about the question that strikes fear in the hearts of seniors [...]

Wasteless for Earth Week

Wasteless for Earth Week

Posted On: April 14, 2016

For the past 46 years, people around the nation have spent April 22 celebrating Earth Day by both [...]

(Mostly) White Dudes at Play: A Brief History of Silicon Valley, Part 1: Academic-military-microwave-utopian-industrial complex: 1920-1970

(Mostly) White Dudes at Play: A Brief History of Silicon Valley, Part 1: Academic-military-microwave-utopian-industrial complex: 1920-1970

Posted On: April 14, 2016

What comes to mind when you think of “Silicon Valley”? Maybe you visualize a rabid, young, hoodie-clad tech [...]

The CRISPR-Cas9 Trilogy, CRISPR 101 Part 3: The Questions We Face

The CRISPR-Cas9 Trilogy, CRISPR 101 Part 3: The Questions We Face

Posted On: April 12, 2016

It has been said that the 19th century was the “century of physics,” the 20th was that of [...]

A Vacancy on the Bench: One 19th Century Alumnus’s Supreme Court Journey

A Vacancy on the Bench: One 19th Century Alumnus’s Supreme Court Journey

Posted On: April 12, 2016

The unexpected death of United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has ignited a political brawl over who [...]

Introduction: Explaining the Future of Synthetic Biology with Computer Programming’s Past

Introduction: Explaining the Future of Synthetic Biology with Computer Programming’s Past

Posted On: April 05, 2016

If you are majoring in biology right now, I say to you: that was a good call. The [...]

The Presidential Primaries Abroad: Japan Edition

The Presidential Primaries Abroad: Japan Edition

Posted On: April 05, 2016

With a 13-hour time difference, it is easy to feel that Japan and the US are on opposite [...]

The Sir Christopher Wren Building: What’s in a Name?

The Sir Christopher Wren Building: What’s in a Name?

Posted On: April 05, 2016

If you’ve ever been on a campus tour, you’ve heard the spiel: The Sir Christopher Wren Building is [...]