Sewage Bacteria Promises a Clean Future

Bacteria—what a love-hate relationship the world shares with it. Scientists know them as single-celled organisms capable of thriving in different environments. Most people know them as little buggers capable of causing illnesses that lead to…

Amazon Gets Heatstroke

The Amazon forests cannot keep up with climate change. A team led by the University of Leeds and 30 other institutions assessed the impact global warming has had on the area and its species. Their…

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.…