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Lessons of an Intern

Lessons of an Intern

Manessa Lo.   08.18.2016
Interning this summer at the world's largest cosmetics company, L'Oréal , has been an experience I still find incredible. Foremost,...
The 3 Reasons Why Universities Struggle To Get Student Mentees

The 3 Reasons Why Universities Struggle To Get Student Mentees

Garrett Mintz  08.15.2016
The Gallup Purdue Great Jobs, Great Lives report has shed light that mentorship is clearly vital and necessary to the development of college...
The Chemistry Of Life And Sustainability:  A Call For Care, Wisdom, Gratitude, And Awe

The Chemistry Of Life And Sustainability: A Call For Care, Wisdom, Gratitude, And Awe

Bill Shireman  08. 9.2016
It is our nature and perhaps destiny to discover more of the capacities of chemistry, but it is both a practical and a moral imperative...

Can next-generation bomb 'sniffing' technology outdo dogs on explosives detection?

The Conversation US  07.12.2016
David Atkinson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory With each terrorist attack on another airport, train station or other public space,...
4 Newest Elements On The Periodic Table May Soon Have New Names

4 Newest Elements On The Periodic Table May Soon Have New Names

Dominique Mosbergen  06. 9.2016
In January, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) made an announcement that rendered science textbooks everywhere...

Clueless in Class

Tom Kramer  06. 6.2016
School recently ended for lots of kids. It ended for me years ago...and some of my former teachers might tell you it ended for me while...
Meet The Woman Who Launched A New Field Of Scientific Study

Meet The Woman Who Launched A New Field Of Scientific Study

David Freeman  05.27.2016
As a female chemical engineer, Frances Arnold was already a rarity. After all, only about 16 percent of chemical engineers are women. But...
The Biggest Misconception About Sex In Relationships

The Biggest Misconception About Sex In Relationships

Kyle Benson  05.24.2016
There is a powerful cultural script that many people agree with in terms of sex: it is believed to be instant chemistry from the very beginning....
How to Pick a College: Part 5 Special Collections

How to Pick a College: Part 5 Special Collections

Ishan Puri  05.23.2016
(See Part 4 Project Support) Academic life changes greatly from high school to college. Think back to the difference after transitioning...
This New Technology Could Help Batteries Last Much Longer

This New Technology Could Help Batteries Last Much Longer

Jacqueline Howard  04.22.2016
Imagine a battery that can be recharged hundreds of thousands of times without ever corroding. A team of researchers at the University...

5 Essential Dating App Hacks

Francesca Hogi  04.21.2016
if you are looking for love, dating apps are way too huge a pool of potential partners to ignore. Here are the five hacks that will ensure...
This Self-Healing, Muscle-Like Material Could Revolutionize Prosthetics

This Self-Healing, Muscle-Like Material Could Revolutionize Prosthetics

Jacqueline Howard  04.20.2016
An international team of scientists has created a super-stretchy, never-before-seen material that could revolutionize how prosthetics...
Robot Swarms Could Help Solve Our Lead Pollution Problem

Robot Swarms Could Help Solve Our Lead Pollution Problem

David Freeman  04.11.2016
Vast swarms of miniature robots are coming -- and they might be the answer to scrubbing our waters clean of lead. "Microbots" smaller...