Exploring the ethics of new brain implant technology. By Dahlia Schilling and Kalyani Puthenpurayil Recently, the University of California San Francisco conducted a study on whether brain implants can help treat severe and treatment-resistant depression. The experiment has only been conducted on one patient thus far but results look promising and the scientists are looking … Continue reading The Expenses of Depression
Exploring the future of a technologically-reliant world through a virtual pandemic propelled by a computer virus.
How one summer illustrated the strength of grief and the importance of defeating it
Discover the truth behind one of the first major UFO crashes in the history of the world… and the organization behind it.
Biased, or untrue, media plays a huge role in the believability and spread of conspiracy theories
Debunking the conspiracy theory of SARS-Cov-2 being a bioweapon and discussing its xenophobic consequences
Weren’t interrogation rooms supposed to be more... daunting? Where were the flickering fluorescent tubes and flimsy plastic chairs? Edwin glanced around the room. The ostentatiously-flowered wallpaper vaguely reminded him of his dentist back home. Speaking of, he made a mental note to call his mother after the whole ordeal was over. His home telephone had … Continue reading Lunar – The Thirty Billion Dollar Magic Trick
An indepth-technological study into why the conspiracy theory that the Chinese government is spying on TikTok users is false. By Shreya Mantripragada & Nika Zamani A multi-billion dollar company, TikTok has infiltrated the lives of billions of individuals worldwide. On August 2, 2018, ByteDance Ltd, a technology company based in China, acquired Musical.ly, TikTok’s predecessor, … Continue reading Debunking Overseas Spyware
A sponsored message from CrystalClear: Hello America! It’s a hot day outside so make sure to grab a bottle of CrystalClear water! Water that YOU can TRUST! By Avani Durve and Aishwarya Manoj Some hazy light filters through the open curtains. The alarm blares and Henry rolls out of bed. He walks over to his … Continue reading Lack of Correlation
I have never seen my father so worried. “Just a vacation,” he says. But we have never been able to afford a vacation out of the planet. Across the hall, I notice kids who I have never seen outside of a screen before. Lea is taller than I thought. She’s been in my class for … Continue reading Yellow Skies and Neverending Vacations