Vital Nature: Let your voice be heard

May 4, 2013 0

Let your voice be heard, Washington! The work of legislative representatives has one key ambition: to represent you. Their objective is to reach consensus regarding a wide range of issues […]

Vital Nature: Water Monopoly

April 29, 2013 0

You’re thirsty. Imagine yourself plucking a dollar from your wallet, slipping it into a machine that slurps it up, and watch a plastic water bottle plop into a cache that […]

Weekly World: Defending Thatcher

April 22, 2013 0

Perhaps the corollary to the old truism that “well-behaved women rarely make history” is that women who make history rarely go without being accused of not behaving well enough. One […]

Vital Nature: Algae Power!

April 22, 2013 0

The “bioreactor façade” of the BIQ building of Hamburg, Germany is a crusader of its era. A holistic energy course, the building is suited with panels—which are actually thin tanks […]

Vital Nature: Vitamin Deficiencies

April 15, 2013 0

In a country where “super-sized” meals have become the new standard, and where more than one-third of U.S. adults are clinically obese, it could be astonishing that nutrient deficiencies are […]

Vital Nature: Bacteriophages

April 8, 2013 0

Bacteriophages have been utilized by humanity within agricultural, medical and dietary fields of experimentation and implementation for decades. After recent strikes of rebellion by antibiotic-resistant bacteria, they are reemerging in […]

The Weekly World: Rand Paul’s Filibuster

March 18, 2013 0

Most students here have probably heard bits and pieces about Kentucky Senator Rand Paul’s filibuster of John Brennan’s CIA nomination, or the #StandwithRand meme circulating Facebook and Twitter. Ordinarily, ceaseless […]

Vital Nature: Superbugs

March 18, 2013 0

The issue of drug resistance is as old as antibiotics themselves, as it occurs when drugs kill susceptible infections, leaving resilient strains behind. The survivors reproduce and re-infest, and pose […]

Vital Nature: Pollution, otters and whales

March 11, 2013 0

Since the “save the whales” movement popularized and trending onwards from around the ‘70s, a large chunk of environmental attention has been paid to both marine and fresh water creatures. […]