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Is the Dark Web a Playground for Criminals or a Tool for Good?

Lurking beneath the surface of the normal internet lies the dark web, a labyrinthine network of hidden websites accessible only through specialized software. Often...
today i learned (til)

Is the Dark Web a Playground for Criminals or a Tool for Good?

Lurking beneath the surface of the normal internet lies the dark web, a labyrinthine network of hidden websites accessible only through specialized software. Often...

Privacy in the Age of Surveillance

In the digital age, the lines between public and private have blurred. Our every click, swipe, and purchase leaves a trail of data, meticulously...

Can Algorithms Deliver Justice?

While scales of justice have long been a symbol of fairness and impartiality, that has never been completely accurate. Racial, gender, and class has...
Adult African-American man wearing a black mask talks about presentation titled "Building Better Batteries".

A science communicator takes a communications class?!

Even though I have been involved with the STEMComm VIP team for almost four full years now, I have never taken the time to...
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Ashmitha Julius Aravind

The Science of Yawning

We've all experienced that urge to open our mouths wide, take a deep breath, and stretch our facial muscles. But why do we yawn,...
Caitlin Garcia

Scary or Social? The Secret Lives of Creepy Creatures

If I asked you to think of some “scary” or “creepy” animals, what sorts of creatures would you think of? From tiny bats to...
Julia Raver

A Future of Painless Tattoos

Introduction: A Breakthrough in Tattooing In a groundbreaking scientific advancement, researchers at the Georgia Tech have introduced painless and bloodless tattoos using microneedle patch technology....
Julia Raver

AI’s Attempt at New Yorker Cartoons

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has made remarkable strides in generating jokes, but the burning question remains: Can AI truly comprehend humor? In this exploration, we...
Julia Raver

The Mechanics of Oreo Twisting

Oreo cookies, beloved for their delicious combination of creamy filling and wafer layers, have become the subject of a scientific study exploring the mechanical...
Julia Raver

Secrets of Animal Immortality

  Senescence and Telomeres Biological aging, scientifically known as senescence, involves changes in an organism's biology after maturity. Telomeres, repetitive DNA sequences at chromosome ends, play...