Posts Categorized: Lifestyle

Anthropocene: The Epoch of Destruction

Anthropocene: The Epoch of Destruction

Epochs are put in place to document periods of time that encapsulate powerful alterations the planet. Never before has an epoch been determined based on the impact human beings have had on the Earth – until now. Although it is still up for debate as to whether the new epoch, known as the Anthropocene, will be validated, the… Read more

Ogo Technology: A New Era in Personal Transportation

Ogo Technology: A New Era in Personal Transportation

In New Zealand, a new company has developed an enhancement that could revolutionize the lives of wheelchair-bound individuals. This company, known as Ogo Technology, is embarking on a journey to produce “The Wheelchair of the Future”. This new, futuristic wheelchair is a battery powered device that allows the user to move with greater precision without… Read more

Drones Replacing Shopping Trips For Citizens

Drones Replacing Shopping Trips For Citizens

What Is a Drone? As our culture is becoming increasingly centered around technological advances, one piece of technology is catching the attention of individuals all over the country – drones. A drone, according to Dictionary.com, is defined as an unmanned aircraft or ship that can navigate autonomously, either without human control or beyond the line of sight…. Read more

Breathalyzer Can Detect Cancer?

Breathalyzer Can Detect Cancer?

What Is It? Scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed a sensor that can be used to detect ovarian cancer in patients using only a sample of their breath. This sensor, made out of a flexible polymer substrate, contains gold nanoparticles that are used to analyze the breath sample. How Does It Work?… Read more

Adaptation To Cancer: The Body Fighting Back

Adaptation To Cancer: The Body Fighting Back

Whether it be through our personal experiences with our own bodies or through our family members, we have all been touched by cancer. We have all been hurt and taunted by it, and finally, the body has put its foot down. It has begun to adapt. In a recent study conducted at Yale University, researchers… Read more

Veganism–Just Another Diet Fad?

Veganism–Just Another Diet Fad?

My sister recently decided to go vegan. After hearing her argue constantly about how veganism is full of health benefits, I decided to thoroughly research the topic. For those who don’t know, veganism is a diet that excludes all animal products, including meat, eggs, and dairy. According to a Harvard University article about two million people… Read more