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Biohacking: Brain or Body?

“Biohacking” is an evolving trend in which people change their food and lifestyle habits to take advantage of biological mechanisms and to improve wellbeing. Dubbed “do-it-yourself” biology, biohacking helps “‘gain control of systems in y...

Biohacking: Brain or Body?

“Biohacking” is an evolving trend in which people change their food and lifestyle habits to take advantage of biological mechanisms and to improve wellbeing. Dubbed “do-it-yourself” biology, biohacking helps “‘gain control of systems in y...

The Hidden Price of Being a Woman

2018 was the “Year of the Woman”; across the U.S., citizens are rightfully excited by the significant rise in both female Congress-members and female voters that fractures the male-dominated tradition of the political world. However, despite this...

The Hidden Price of Being a Woman

2018 was the “Year of the Woman”; across the U.S., citizens are rightfully excited by the significant rise in both female Congress-members and female voters that fractures the male-dominated tradition of the political world. However, despite this...

How Much is That Doggy in the Window?

Though it may hard to view your dogs (as cuddly as they may be) as finished products coming straight from a quasi-factory, this is a pretty accurate description of their origins. 60.2 million American households are estimated to own dogs.  Though no...

How Much is That Doggy in the Window?

Though it may hard to view your dogs (as cuddly as they may be) as finished products coming straight from a quasi-factory, this is a pretty accurate description of their origins. 60.2 million American households are estimated to own dogs.  Though no...

Big Data Takes a Byte

Over half a century ago, American mathematician and philosopher Norbert Weiner stated that “information is information, not matter or energy,” effectively dubbing data the third constituent of the universe. The trend is evident: Information, now ...

Big Data Takes a Byte

Over half a century ago, American mathematician and philosopher Norbert Weiner stated that “information is information, not matter or energy,” effectively dubbing data the third constituent of the universe. The trend is evident: Information, now ...

Kristen’s Law: The War on (Opioid) Drugs Continues

As the opioid epidemic rages on, lawmakers have become increasingly pressured to pass legislation that will resolve one of America’s most pressing public health crises. As shown by some current laws, however, imprudent legislation on this complex i...

Kristen’s Law: The War on (Opioid) Drugs Continues

As the opioid epidemic rages on, lawmakers have become increasingly pressured to pass legislation that will resolve one of America’s most pressing public health crises. As shown by some current laws, however, imprudent legislation on this complex i...

Understanding Culture To Understand Mental Health

Mental illness is extremely common across the world, but attempts to achieve a universal understanding of such disorders are flawed. Unpacking the complex sociological phenomenon of the practice of diagnosis reveals that culturally insensitive metho...

Understanding Culture To Understand Mental Health

Mental illness is extremely common across the world, but attempts to achieve a universal understanding of such disorders are flawed. Unpacking the complex sociological phenomenon of the practice of diagnosis reveals that culturally insensitive metho...