Wordle-ly Wise

Five Letters, Six Guesses, Infinite Strategies Tears. Crate. Adieu. Five letter words like these, seemingly unrelated, have taken the world by storm in the new New York Times trending word game — Wordle. Wordle was created by Josh Wardle, a software engineer from Brooklyn, NY, as a romantic gift for his partner. Wardle’s game has … Continue reading Wordle-ly Wise

A Drop of Blood: The Long-Awaited Results of the Theranos Trial

The result of the Theranos trial and what it entails for women in STEM “One tiny drop changes everything.” The development of new blood-testing technology in Silicon Valley—more efficient, affordable, and painless—claimed to be able to perform over 240 blood tests through the sample of a single drop of blood. This process would be considered … Continue reading A Drop of Blood: The Long-Awaited Results of the Theranos Trial

Swab: A Struggle with Genetic Discrimination

By Fiona Luo Swab, swab, swab. The swabbers swarmed her, and everywhere there were test tubes, cotton balls, needles and so many hands, which swabbed the inside of her cheek, which forced the screeching jaws open and tore off handfuls of those glossy red locks, that tore off nails and skin and hair — anything … Continue reading Swab: A Struggle with Genetic Discrimination