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An inside look at one of the stations of the popular ride, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

How does the Harry Potter ride at Universal Studios actually work?

Adam A., Reporter June 7, 2022

  Universal Studios Hollywood is a popular amusement park located in Universal City, California. However, one thing that differentiates it from other theme parks is that it is a filming studio....

The Process of Memory

The Process of Memory

Quyen N., Editor June 3, 2022

    Memory plays an important role in everyday life; whether it is reminding one of that upcoming assignment, or the name of that tasty restaurant. Memory defines. It makes one who they are. Although...

Do Animals Feel Emotion?

Do Animals Feel Emotion?

Julia W., Editor June 3, 2022

    An average day of a human fills to the brim with varying emotions. Whether it is frustration when the barista gets a coffee order wrong, happiness when meetings with friends, or sadness after failing...

Two kittens playing

Scientists Are Using Gene-Editing Technology To Create Hypoallergenic Cats

Michelle S., Editor May 27, 2022

Cats have been our trusted friends throughout human history, from the homes of Ancient Egypt to the homes of modern-day millennials. However, for the 20% of people who are allergic to feline pets, that...

Portrait of a two-month old King Charles Cavalier Spaniel puppy with a slightly worried expression.

Dogs Know Exactly What They’re Doing When They Give You Puppy Eyes

Amy S., Reporter May 26, 2022

    “We can now be confident that the production of facial expressions made by dogs are dependent on the attention state of their audience and are not just a result of dogs being excited. In our study,...

A picture of the earth and an astronaut from space

Should Space Be Colonized?

Adrian M., Reporter May 23, 2022

What is space? Space is a physical, boundless, three-dimensional universe beyond the Earth's atmosphere. Space contains stars, planets, asteroids, and comets that get made into galaxies and quasars that...

Italian Chemists Bake a Scientifically Perfect Yeast-Free Pizza

Italian Chemists Bake a Scientifically Perfect Yeast-Free Pizza

Julia W., Editor May 23, 2022

    When one hears the word “pizza,” the favorite Italian-originated dish immediately comes to mind. A person might have visions of steaming cheese, savory sauce, and a plethora of toppings on a...

The Scientific Reason NASA Sanitizes Spacecrafts Before Going to Mars

The Scientific Reason NASA Sanitizes Spacecrafts Before Going to Mars

Donald D., Reporter May 23, 2022

    NASA has been known for its breakthroughs in space exploration, such as launching the first humans to the Moon or sending rovers to Mars. But, these difficult tasks do not come without hard work...

The Ship Endurance Found After 107 Years

The Ship Endurance Found After 107 Years

Christopher S. , Reporter May 11, 2022

The ship Shackleton’s Endurance was built in 1912 to embark on an expedition to be the first to cross Antarctica. However, this expedition failed once when his ship, the Endurance, got trapped in a dense...

Leaded Gas Shrank IQ of Half of Americans.

Leaded Gas Shrank IQ of Half of Americans.

Isabelle P., Reporter May 11, 2022

   Lead; A neurotoxin, or destructive chemical toxic to humans and animals. It can be found in many areas, whether the soil, water, or air. Having the ability to destroy brain cells and be linked to...

Bubble Pops After One Year

Bubble Pops After One Year

Isabelle P., Reporter April 22, 2022

    Blowing soap bubbles is a fun and entertaining way to waste anyone’s time. The charm of their nature, the way they bounce and float about in the air, and their fragile manner are how others are...

How Venus Fly Trap Plants Snap Shut

How Venus Fly Trap Plants Snap Shut

Amy S., Reporter April 22, 2022

With its mouth-like leaves and ensnaring “teeth,” the carnivorous Venus Flytrap seems to be pulled out of a science fiction movie. Its almost predatory, bug-eating behavior draws interest from scientists...

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