December 5, 2017

Throughout life there is one thing that is always the same for everyone; we are all aging and getting older every second. And as we age we go from a new baby in perfect condition to fully functioning bodies as children, to having weak and brittle bone and wrinkles as elderly. But why do we get older?

As we grow, the cells in ou...

December 1, 2017

Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem for the world to face. For the past 70 or so years, antibiotics have played a vital role in treating infectious diseases. Throughout that time however, the bacteria that these drugs treat have become increasingly resistant to them. Due to this, the medical community has a growing need...

December 1, 2017

As most students who have attended high school past and present know, various assortments of testing, college applications, and academics can be stressful for even the brightest pupils to balance. While most of these stressors are manageable, large amounts of students suffer from test anxiety to which there seems no cure. Anxi...

December 1, 2017

The first systematic recording of archeology is believed to be from Europe during the 15th and 16th century. This date is under speculation, and many believe that a different form of archeology existed long before this. Before artifacts and other remains were properly characterized and recorded in the fashion that it is today,...

December 1, 2017

Each and everyday scientific and technological advancements that have potential to better the future of the human race are being made. One of these recent and up and coming advancements is Particle Induced X-Ray Emission or PIXE. It works by shooting streams of single particles at an unknown substance. The substance reacts by...

December 1, 2017

For centuries, mathematical progress has followed a two-process cycle; defining a problem, then proving a solution. The emphasis here should be on proving, there are many problems for which many solutions have been conjectured, but none have yet been proven. These problems are considered unsolved, and for mathematical work to...

December 1, 2017

As winter approaches this year, the main question running through everyone's head is “Will we have a snow year like last year?” Well, I wish I could answer that but, there really is no way of knowing for sure. The Sierras are a place of unpredictability where it could be one extreme or the other. However, based off of last yea...

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