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Music Therapy: What is it, and Does it Help?
Health Science

Music Therapy: What is it, and Does it Help?

The victim of an attempted assassination, Gabrielle Giffords was unable to speak as a result of being shot in the head.  Part of her recovery included “music therapy”, alongside her various other therapies that she had to go through at the time. In her case, music therapy helped her relearn how […]

Cholera in Yemen: The Facts
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Cholera in Yemen: The Facts

Inspired by John Green’s Video on the Subject.   The Civil War in Yemen Has Created Other Issues    War-torn Yemen is going through a medical crisis as a result of the civil war.  As of August 14th, 2017, there have been 500,000 cases of Cholera throughout the country.  2000 […]

#SharkWeek: 4 Myths About Sharks Debunked
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#SharkWeek: 4 Myths About Sharks Debunked

The media likes to give wrong ideas about a lot of different subjects, and sharks are no exception to this rule (We’re looking at YOU, Discovery Channel).  It’s good to be critical of what you read or watch on most subjects, and to do your own research in order to […]

#ICYMI: A Scientist Won Miss USA Over the Weekend!
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#ICYMI: A Scientist Won Miss USA Over the Weekend!

Yes! Miss D.C., Kára McCullough, won Miss USA Sunday night.  Dubbed “one of the most intelligent contestants in recent memory” by producers, McCullough went on to impress the judges and fans enough to be crowned Miss USA. Kara McCullough is a 25-year-old woman who studied nuclear chemistry at South Carolina State University.  She […]

Do We Really Still Need to Empower Women in Science?
Women in S.T.E.M

Do We Really Still Need to Empower Women in Science?

“Women today have much better career opportunities in academia than men because they are specifically promoted.” “Nowadays, men are discriminated against, because there are so many projects just focusing on women in academia.” “Boys need to be specifically promoted, as girls do far better in school and thus have better […]