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  • Vehicle safety add-on features can prevent 1.6 million crashes

    Add-ons are a common concept nowadays. From cable packages, to insurance on Amazon purchases, to downloadable content in video games — it seems like everything comes in a basic, stripped down form, with the rest sold as extras. But what about those cases when the “extras” are just as or more valuable than the base they’re added to?

    SciTech | September 16, 2019
  • Climate change is causing more landslides

    While talking about the weather has always been a staple of idle chit-chat, if you’ve been keeping up with the conversation over the last few years — or even just the last few months — you might have noticed that it’s been a bit… wonky. Will it rain today, or snow tomorrow?

    SciTech | September 9, 2019
  • Restoring sound-detecting cells in the ear

    If you’ve ever been to a rock concert, music festival, or any event that involves loud music, you might have seen a table of people handing out free earplugs. Staving off hearing loss has become a cause of growing global concern over the last few years. According to reports by the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. alone experienced a [31 percent increase](

    SciTech | August 19, 2019
  • Studying the context behind music

    Have you ever stopped to wonder about what gives a song its character? The history, the culture, and story behind a piece of music can impact the way it’s written and, as a result, how it’s heard. Meet Theresa Abalos, a junior BHA in global studies and music performance, who is working to understand the traditi...

    SciTech | April 29, 2019
  • Ebola vaccine is 97.5% effective

    Over the last few years, we have witnessed a number of Ebola epidemics that have claimed tens of thousands of lives. First appearing in 1976 in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), this rare and deadly virus spreads via contact with an infected person’s bodily fluids and can kill by causing heavy bleeding and organ failure.

    SciTech | April 22, 2019