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
Exploring the ethics of fairness with physical modifications “What’s your dream?” “To become the world’s best combat fighter, of course!” I was six when I first stepped into the studio. My parents wanted me to start training along with my brother. He was 11 at the time, and the few glimpses I got of him … Continue reading Fight for It
The discovery of the REM stage of sleep as a girl navigates her way through two different worlds. “I didn’t do it! I didn’t do it!” Layla exclaimed. Her best friend in college had accused Layla of telling her darkest secret to their entire friend group. Layla felt as if her life was going to … Continue reading Double Minded
Food is often used to bring people together, but are there any proven benefits to sitting down and having a meal with someone? Whether it’s a potluck with neighbors, a picnic with friends or a dinner with family, food is often used to bring people together, whether it be sharing a meal with a friend … Continue reading Meaning Behind Meals
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
Discussing the psychology behind science denialism and its impact on MVHS. To some of us, science is simply a fact, but to others, science is something people can choose whether or not to believe. While the scientific method involves careful experimentation and data analysis, and the process of publication of peer-reviewed journals ensures that scientific … Continue reading The Science Behind Science Denial
When is animal research morally permissible? Answers may vary.
Investigating what makes horror movies so popular.
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