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Case Closed: DNA Technology Help Cops Crack Cold Cases

Left Brain, Tech

December 3, 2018

DNA technology has made incredible advancements over the years. With DNA phenotyping, police can solve cases that have gone cold for years. DNA phenotyping can predict what a victim’s or suspect’s face could look like from a single drop of

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YouTube: Fueling California Fire Conspiracies

Left Brain, Tech

November 28, 2018

YouTube has come under fire for fueling conspiracy theory videos related to the California wildfires. Videos suggesting that the California wildfires were ignited by government laser beams have been viewed millions of times. When searching for clips regarding the fires,

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End-of-Life Rights Bolstered By Shifting Public Opinion

Left Brain

September 4, 2018

In the early 2000s, one of the biggest hot-button issues of our national discourse was euthanasia, the right of terminal patients or their family members to deny life support and other measures that would extend lifespan without preserving a substantial

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Australia Places Ban on Plastic Bags

Business, Left Brain

July 7, 2018

Australia took a major step this week by banning all single use plastic bags in four of their six states. It is an interesting case study to see a country stepping up to the challenge of reducing the plastic in

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The Cost of Elon Musk’s Vision for Transportation

Left Brain, Tech

June 17, 2018

Elon Musk is famed for revolutionizing transportation through privatization; first with Tesla and Space X, and The Boring Company is seeking to tackle public transit next. While developments of Musk’s undertaking of the Hyperloop have been discussed for years, the

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‘Ye’ and the Conflict of Artistry

Music, Right Brain

June 6, 2018

Kanye’s new album Ye dropped this week, transporting listeners into a cerebral, personal headspace that feels intimately like a step inside the inner-workings of Kanye’s mind. It comes at a time when West has seen a flurry of media attention,

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Gender and the Millennial Issue with Impostor Syndrome

Business, Left Brain

June 5, 2018

First coined by psychologists in the 1970s, impostor syndrome has become a buzzword for the millennial generation. Characterized by a sense of self-doubt and uncertainty, the term refers to feeling as though one has faked their way into a successful

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