Greenhouse gases have long been a topic of concern, and it is imperative that we address the ongoing climate crisis before it is too late. Before discussing how we can reduce greenhouse gas emissions, it is important to understand the science behind the greenhouse effect and each of the greenhouse gases themselves. You can learn more about that in parts one and two of this 3-part series on the greenhouse effect and greenhouse gases!
Jun 24, 2022 · 4 minute read · 764 words
Perhaps you may have heard someone say at one point “I am at risk for ___ cancer, so I have to take extra precautions…”. Or, you may have heard the claim that “Sunscreen can reduce your risk of getting skin cancer”. Two questions consequently arise: first, how do we actually know of cancer risk; second, what does it mean to be at risk? To start we have to look at our cells’ DNA and what can happen if it becomes mutated.
Jun 17, 2022 · 3 minute read · 511 words
It’s almost the end of the school year, and we can all agree that everyone is anxiously trying to figure out what they want to pursue as a future major for the next couple of years and which college they should choose. Nevertheless, they shouldn't decide that whilst having little knowledge and experience. Lucky for you, this guide is here to help you.
Jun 3, 2022 · 6 minute read · 1115 words
More than 1-in-3 adults in the World are obese, about 39%. The average weight of the US adult has a BMI* of 26.5-26.6 depending on sex which is higher than the healthy BMI for adults of 25. It is painfully evident that obesity is an epidemic in the United States and across other developed countries. In order to reduce the amount of food consumed, surgeons can perform different kinds of procedures to reduce the size of the stomach or bypass it all together.
May 12, 2022 · 4 minute read · 785 words
Studying for the SAT or ACT? Struggling to decide which one to take? Learn about some tips and tricks in this week's article that will help make the standardized testing process for college applications a whole lot easier!
May 5, 2022 · 4 minute read · 731 words
Introducing our new speaker series only at Sciteens! Starting off the series we have Jana Al Hinnawi and her experience as a biomedical engineering major.
Apr 13, 2022 · 3 minute read · 520 words
Have you ever wondered why traffic lights are always in the same order: red at the left (or top), yellow at the center, and green at the right/bottom? It may surprise you that this standardization was made in fact to accommodate for color blind people. Check out this article to see how color blindness is caused!
Apr 7, 2022 · 2 minute read · 477 words
As climate change worsens, sea levels rise, and global temperatures increase, greenhouse gases have become a common topic of discussion. But what are they really? What makes them greenhouse gases, and how could this knowledge be useful in reducing their influence on the greenhouse effect? This week, I’ll be answering all of these questions in part 2 of a 3-part series on the greenhouse effect and greenhouse gases.
Mar 16, 2022 · 6 minute read · 1264 words
A technique that can produce snow? Cloud Seeding? Learn more about this technique in this week's article on Cloud Seeding!
Mar 9, 2022 · 5 minute read · 911 words
You may be familiar with many of the measures called the metric system, customary system, but what do you know about the inner workings of the measures used by the scientific community? Check out this week's article to learn more!
Feb 23, 2022 · 1 minute read · 205 words