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DIFFERENT METHODS OF VACCINATION THROUGHOUT HISTORY

Laasya Ravi- Found Three- January 4, 2021

There is a new strain of Covid called the Omicron variant. Experts are not sure whether this mutation is more or less severe than the Delta strain. This led me to wonder what different methods people in the past used for their vaccines and to gain immunity. Vaccines have greatly evolved over time, eradicating many viral infections. For example, smallpox was a disease that killed 300,000,000 people by attacking their respiratory tract. Now, we don’t have to worry about this viral infection, thanks to vaccines. Today, let’s go through the different forms of immunity.

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THE UNCANNY VALLEY PHENOMENON

Maria Rutkowska- December 24, 2021

With technological advancements introduced by science, we can observe improvements in avatar, animation, or even android projection. Even though animators seek to create the perfect image of a human, there is still something unreal about the characters. Either the eye colour or overall face structure.

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LUNG CANCER

Kenley Herrington- December 18, 2021

Lung Cancer is the third most prominent type of cancer in the United States and causes more death than any other type of cancer (Lung cancer statistics 2021). Smoking is a widely known issue for adults and is the main cause of lung cancer. An estimate of 80% of lung cancer deaths are due to smoking cigarettes (Lung cancer causes: Lung cancer in Non-Smokers).

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ALL ABOUT ALLERGIES

Elizabeth M.- December 14, 2021

Recently, I had an allergic reaction and the experience made me want to learn more about allergies and answer all the questions I asked myself. Why do some of us have allergies and others don’t? What is the science behind them? And what are allergy tests?

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QUARK-GLUON PLASMA, THE VERY HIGH ENERGY STATE OF MATTER

İdil Doğa Türkmen- December 12, 2021

  In this study, the Quark-Gluon Plasma, which is the high-energy state of matter, that is a dense substance found at a high nuclear level and temperature, formed by the separation of hadrons into quarks and gluons, and the areas where it can be found and created are mentioned.

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HOW DO SOME FISH GENERATE ELECTRICITY?

Nicola Stanislawska- December 6, 2021

Electric fish are a rare but intriguing phenomenon. In their usual habitat where light is scarce, most use their unique power for navigation and communication. Yet some rare species harness this ability in hunting. But how do electric fish produce an electrical current and how do they use it for their advantage?

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