Monthly Archives: September 2015
Most people tend to think of diseases as something to cure, not to spread. Sadly, because of the new breakthroughs in the biology field the risk of the use of biological weapons in terrorist attacks and warfare are increasing.
Originating from misguided apoptosis, heritable genes, and even depression, Alzheimer’s disease plagues the western world. Alzheimer’s is a degenerative disease of the nervous system, similar to Parkinson’s disease, and is believed to spawn via the accumulation of proteins in the … Keep Reading
As any academically competitive teenager could tell you, sleep deprivation can be hard on the mind and body.
In the 1950’s, villages in Papua New Guinea were struck with a disease that caused their brain and nervous system to generate, quickly killing off its victims. This disease-called kuru-belongs to a group of progressive neurodegenerative diseases; a well known … Keep Reading
As the United States undergoes social globalization, trends are shifting towards sustainable and environment-friendly sources of energy. In the northern-Midwest there has been an increased application of wind energy. Similarly, other parts of the country use nature to produce their … Keep Reading
Wasps get their fair share of bad press. They have painful stingers that at an early age we learned to stray far away from. On top of their painful stingers wasps aren’t even nearly as useful to us compared to … Keep Reading