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Study Shows That E-Cigarettes Leak Toxic Metals

Jaime Aparicio, Reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Science & Tech

Electronic cigarettes that are considered to be a safer substitute than normal cigarettes have been found not to be as safe as once thought. A study conducted earlier in February has shown that certain flavors used within e-cigarettes are particularly toxic to users. E-cigarettes work by heating the flavored li...

Mind-Reading Tech Coming Soon?

Mind-Reading Tech Coming Soon?

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2018


Filed under Science & Tech, Top Stories

Self-driving cars, phones with facial-recognition, now mind-reading tech? Using some new artificial intelligence technology, a team at the University of Toronto-Scarborough (UT) were able to recreate images shown to people with surprising accuracy. They used electroencephalogram (EEG) sensors and a special...

Insel Terminates Employees Who Don’t Provide Positive Reviews

Jaime Aparicio, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Science & Tech

In a recent email uncovered within the Steam forums belonging to video game company Valve, a much-heeded email was worded and aimed towards the employees of video game studio Insel Games stating, “Of course I cannot force you to write a review (let alone tell you what to write) - but I should not ha...

Ph.D Candidate Captures Image of a Single Atom

Ph.D Candidate Captures Image of a Single Atom

Sabrina Torres, Reporter

February 26, 2018


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“David Nadlinger, who traps atoms for his quantum computing research at the University of Oxford, captured this image on August 7 using a standard DSLR camera.” The image is of a positively charged atom suspended in an ion trap. Nadlinger took this long exposure photograph that not only grasp...

Samsung Announces Galaxy S9 and S9+ at Mobile World Congress

Samsung Announces Galaxy S9 and S9+ at Mobile World Congress

Michael Khuraibet, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, News, Science & Tech

Every February, the biggest players in mobile technology meet in Barcelona for the annual Mobile World Congress. Mobile World Congress is "the world's largest gathering for the mobile industry," according to its website. Here, developers share their ideas and visions about the current and future state...

People Love Dogs More Than Their Fellow Humans

People Love Dogs More Than Their Fellow Humans

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under Science & Tech

The phrase ‘dog is man’s best friend’ might have some truth to it, according to two studies. These studies show that people have more empathy for these four legged friends than they do for people suffering. A UK medical research charity decided to stage two donation campaigns, both being f...

An Hour of Sleep May Help with Depression

An Hour of Sleep May Help with Depression

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

October 12, 2017


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Researchers suggest an hour of exercise a week can help prevent future cases of depression according to a new Australian study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry. The paper followed 22,000 healthy Norwegian adults with no displayed signs of depression or anxiety for 11 years. The participants...

Study Finds a Link Between Marriage and Heart Health

Study Finds a Link Between Marriage and Heart Health

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Science & Tech

One might want to consider adding some sweetness to a marriage to help with heart problems. A new study - conducted over the past 16 years - found that people in marriages that get slowly sweeter have lower cholesterol and healthier weights than those in marriages that stayed the same. Though having...

Save The Bees

Save The Bees

Luis Gutierrez, Life Style Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Science & Tech, Top Stories

Are you a coffee lover? If so, this may be some bad news for you. A research team modeled in Latin America studied the area specifically where coffee is grown and found it could be problematic in the future for coffee and bees. The research was conducted under several global warming scenarios ...

China set up Hack Proof internet

China set up Hack Proof internet

Luis Gutierrez, Life Style Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Science & Tech, Top Stories

China has set up its first commercial use of quantum internet in the northern area of Shandong. This is their latest move in advancing themselves in technology, with claims of this being considered “hack-proof.” This isn’t the first time they’ve set up a hack-proof communication. Earlier this mon...

Study Reveals Women Are More Likely to Lose Interest in Sex

Study Reveals Women Are More Likely to Lose Interest in Sex

Danielle Anzures, Staff writer

September 17, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Opinion, Science & Tech, Top Stories

While men and women will with time lose the spark in the bedroom science finds women lose the interest quicker. The study, published in BMJ Open, conducted the study with 4,839 British men and 6,669 British women aged 16-74 through a survey. With the survey, it was found out that 15% of men and 34%...

Quantum Teleportation Is Here

Quantum Teleportation Is Here

Luis Gutierrez, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Science & Tech, Top Stories

Beam me up, Scotty! Because quantum teleportation is here...well kinda. A team of scientists in China have just made a huge breakthrough in the way we communicate. They are saying this is the most secure way to communicate with others as well, without fear of someone interfering with it. You may be wonderin...

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