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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...
today i learned (til)
Hollie Blake

Tap That

Conservation is not a commonly exercised word for most Americans.  A booming economy once offered us blissful ignorance from contributing our share of frugality...
Katelyn Sturdivant

Ultraviolet radiation: what you can’t see can still hurt you

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine showed me an article on MSN about a man whose face was obviously more wrinkled on...
Gordon Waller

New Houston: We have a problem

  If you are a technology enthusiast, NASA observer or all around space geek, you don’t need me to point out the connection between two...
Jennifer Leavey

Whale Fall

Normally, the term “dead whale” reminds me of long, tedious hours slogging through Moby Dick or sad images of beached or slaughtered animals, but...
Margeaux Comerford

Let’s Go!: Costa Rica

As a supporter of the “Let’s stop wearing shoes” movement that seems to be taking over the mentality of both young adults and shoe...
Gordon Waller

Hey Kids: Brush your teeth, stay in school… and read the...

A co-worker sent this out to our research group in a rare moment of light-heartedness in the otherwise all-work-no-play world of physical chemistry research....