The Melting Arctic: And why it’s important to…

The Arctic is turning green. It is not snowing or getting colder—instead, plants are growing in the cold tundra. A team from Los Alamos National Laboratory, University of Alaska Fairbanks, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory…

Cannabis Set for Canada Legislation

Cannabis is set to be legalized in Canada on October 17, making it the largest country to do so at this time. While the ban is currently nationwide, individual provinces have set up different systems…

Canada vs. Trans-Fatty Foods

As of September 17, trans fats have finally made their way out of Canada. In 2017, Health Canada, the country’s publicbody responsible for national public health, moved to ban partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), citing concerns…

An Apple for Your Wallet

It’s around the time of the year when companies start rolling out their newest and smartest devices. On September 12, Apple announced their latest iPhones: the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and the iPhone Xr.…

Nuclear Power: To Be or Not to Be?

The term ‘nuclear’ is often met with negative connotations. From weapons to radioactivity, anything involving nuclear properties is considered a danger to the world. However, nuclear energy may be the key to achieving clean energy…

One Year After Maria

On September 16, 2017 Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico, leaving destruction in its wake. On August 14, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority reported that power was fully restored—almost 11 months since…