The Expenses of Depression

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

Lunar – The Thirty Billion Dollar Magic Trick

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

Kintsugi

Birth was a painful affair protracted by the strange sensation of having already experienced it. He/She/It/They/Them stood as they had millions of times before, his body taking to the cold marble with a kind of purpose she had never before felt.  It cruised through hallways, a silent stalker searching for that which their minds had … Continue reading Kintsugi