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Samsung’s Future Phones

Samsung’s Future Phones

Jason M., Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

For a long time, tech giants have been experimenting with folding screens. LG is working on a folding phone and a foldable TV and Huawei claims it has a “working” foldable phone. In fact, LG released a rollable TV. Way back in 2011, Samsung showed off a clunky prototype of a folding phone. Samsung's n...

What is the 4th Dimension

What is the 4th Dimension

Aaron K., Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

Most people are familiar with the 3rd dimension that we live in. All objects have a length, width, and height, and can be measured in all three dimensions, no matter the object. For 2 dimensional figures, objects have a length and a width, but not a height. In 1 dimension, the only objects that are able ...

Fortnite Changes Video Game Industry

Fortnite Changes Video Game Industry

Nathan L., Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

Many people know of Fortnite:Battle Royale, one of the most popular new games of 2018 . It went from simply beta-testing for the game, to a record-breaking game with over 40 million players around the world, and it still continues to grow at a rapid pace. When Fortnite was first released, it was origin...

Cas 9 and Crispr

Cas 9 and Crispr

Jayden L., Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

Targeted genome editing is a way to change the genome of an organism. This type of technology can change the lives of many. Targeted genome editing is the process of changing the genetic code of an organism. This technology can help genetically modify organisms and fix genetic disorders. There have b...

SpaceX Launches NASA Satellite

SpaceX Launches NASA Satellite

Tanay S., Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

  On April, 18 at 3:51 p.m., NASA launched a planet seeking satellite into space with the Elon Musk’s SpaceX to launch it. The satellite (TESS) was launched into space but took 48 minutes to get out of the Earth’s atmosphere. TESS, or the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, was launched on a Fa...

Are we the First Intelligent Life on Earth?

Are we the First Intelligent Life on Earth?

Colin M., Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

For a long time, scientists have believed that humans were the first intelligent life on Earth. However, scientists are beginning to wonder if they were wrong. If there was a previous civilization on Earth, then any evidence of it would surely have been destroyed over the millions of years. So how c...

Mars-One

Mars-One

Faith Q., Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology, Showcase

As seen in the title, the Mars-One mission is all about Mars. The project strives for a human settlement on Mars in the near future. They already have their very own calendar of events, and everything all precisely planned out. Currently, the missions are being prepared, and astronauts are being select...

Scientists Discover New Human Organ

Scientists Discover New Human Organ

Natalie B., Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

Throughout history, various milestones marked important discoveries made in science. Some of those disclosures saved hundreds of thousands of lives. On March 27, 2018, a lineup of scientists might have begun to unravel a cure for a fatal and virulent disease called cancer. Just under the top layer of...

What is a Higgs Boson?

What is a Higgs Boson?

Jayden L., Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology, Showcase

The Higgs boson is a subatomic particle, a particle smaller than an atom, that is shrouded in mystery. This mysterious particle, nicknamed the God particle, has recently been proven to be existent, and many particle physicists have theorized that the Higgs boson occurs in the Higgs field. To represen...

Biobot That Could Save Lives

Biobot That Could Save Lives

Colin M., Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

This butterfly could save lives, and it isn’t even alive. Scientists at Southeast University in Nanjing, China created something called a “bio bot.” It looks like a butterfly, and is made of Hydrogel, iridescent nanocrystals, and a layer of rat heart cells. The nanocrystals have properties simil...

Why Climate Change is Affecting Public Health

Why Climate Change is Affecting Public Health

Bianca Z., Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

Climate change is a change in regional or global climate patterns. The main reason climate change happens is because of the greenhouse effect which is the trapping of the sun’s warmth in the lower atmosphere of a planet. Climate change is affecting the public health of people by heat waves, storms...

Facebook’s Data Breach

Facebook’s Data Breach

Jason M., Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

Facebook is under fire for leaking the personal data of 87 million people. Cambridge Analytica, a British political consulting company, wrongly gained the data of millions of Americans to aid in Trump’s presidential campaign. Cambridge Analytica managed to get the personal data of millions of pe...

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