Fish farm
Science/Tech

AquaBounty Genetically Engineered Salmon

AquaBounty, a small company based in Maynard, Massachusetts, has been receiving a great deal of attention. That’s because AquaBounty is responsible for designing genetically engineered salmon that get bigger faster while helping the environment. What Does It Mean to Genetically Engineer? We genetically engineer an organism if we modify one or …

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Film

Movie Review: Finding Dory

“Just keep swimming” is a mantra that we have repeated ever since Finding Nemo came out in 2003. As a result, Dory, the loveable and forgetful blue tang, captivates audiences both young and old. Thirteen years later, the sequel has been released to movie theaters. Finding Dory follows past and new characters like Hank, …

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Business

Disney’s COO, Thomas Staggs, Steps Down

On April 4, 2016, Thomas Staggs, COO of the Walt Disney Company, announced his resignation. Staggs, now 55, has been working for Disney since 1990, and was promoted to chief operating officer on February 5, 2015. His announcement comes as a shock to many, especially since he was the heir apparent to …

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Social

Nancy Reagan- A Life Like No Other

On March 6, 2016, Americans and foreigners alike mourned the death of Nancy Reagan, former first lady, actress, and legend, who now remains buried beside her husband at the Reagan Library. As we honor her legacy, it is important to reflect upon what made her a true American hero. Early Life, Career, and Start …

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The floppy disk, supposedly invented by the inventor Yoshiro Nakamatsu.
Science/Tech

Yoshiro Nakamatsu- Japan’s Greatest Inventor

How would you define success? Is success gaining money, being happy, or living a dream? Or is it more than that? Success never ends. It’s never giving up and never stopping. Success is Yoshiro Nakamatsu, also known as Dr. NakaMats. Born in 1928, Dr. NakaMats has more than 3,300 patents to …

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Business

Air Bag Recalls Affect Millions

  Honda, BMW, Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Ford, and Chrysler all make cars. Well, obviously. But this is not the only thing that these companies have in common. The key players in the evolution of automobiles all use airbags made from Takata, a company founded in 1933. Now, eighty-three years later, Takata is …

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Biotech companies are utilising RNA to create more effective medicines.
Science/Tech

The New Approach to Messenger RNA

Moderna Therapeutics, a relatively new company founded in 2011, is researching how to modify mRNA molecules to produce whatever protein is needed by the body. So what is mRNA? Messenger RNA’s purpose is to copy a complementary strand of RNA from the original DNA sequence in a cell. The mRNA, …

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Pigeons can identify cancer.
Science/Tech

Pigeons Identify Cancer as Well as Paid Professionals

When most people think of pigeons, they imagine small gray birds who aren’t very smart. After all, they are bird brains, right? A recent study on the fascinating creatures will make you think twice. In a study led by Richard Levenson from UC Davis and Edward Wasserman from the University …

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Red from Youtube
Business

Red From YouTube

YouTube has been giving loyal fans free music and videos ever since 2005, and has since made a tremendous impact across the globe. Many artists have been using YouTube as a platform to share their music with the world, and regular people have become famous from their hilarious moments caught on camera. Now, YouTube …

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