Contributed by Grant Wienker – Looking at the cross-section between bioengineering and saving coral reefs.
Fingerprints are like social security numbers—they hold the key to your identity. No two fingerprints are alike, and biometric scanners can even differentiate twins, no matter how similar they are. Biometrics not only reinforce security but also establish accessible and reliable records of employees’ work hours. Such technology eliminates fraudulent input of hours. Biometrics are also used in air travel. […]
Do genetic test results actually mean anything?? This was the question in my head after my professor suggested the answer was “no” offhand in a lecture for the class I was taking: The History of Capitalism (which I do recommend, if it’s taught again). I love both science and the humanities. But I’ve come to discover how different the two […]
Exit the smoke filled house you’re partying in tonight. Take off the cat ears. Put your shirt back on and lace up your shoes. The only fear your friends have tonight is having someone throw up on the Night Owl back up to campus. Run away from all of that and fall into a foggy moonlit eve in 1796. […]
A rose unfolds, unravels and blooms Days and nights waltz quickly, a shuffling one, two Past the artist child’s eyes They glow- In rivers of golds and bursts of green the eyes of the little one grow With fascination the rose unfolds to reveal everything- Everything that we are – in it beauty In it jealousy and greed The thoughts […]
In lieu of Valentine’s Day, it is appropriate to discuss a matter that captures the essence of love–the spawning of abalone in southern California. Their super hard shells… that super soft interior…. mmmm don’t even get me started on that sexy foot! What is more romantic than a gastropod? Although undeniable sexy creatures of the sea, abalone are endangered. Gasp! […]