Archives for December 2018

MedConnect Conference 2018

Maia Poon Suturing a Banana (c) Maia Poon, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Today, November 18th, 2018, was the MedConnect Conference at the SFU Burnaby Campus, hosted by Phi Delta Epsilon … [Read more...]

Life Made in the Lab: The Miller-Urey Experiment

Maia Poon Miller-Urey experiment (1953) (c) YassineMrabet, CC BY-SA 3.0 Organic chemistry is the branch of chemistry specializing in the study of carbon-containing compounds. These … [Read more...]

The power of Sudoku on the mind

Sudoku (c) Dobrichev (CC BY-SA 4.0) I have noticed that as I get older, I also get busier and have little time to relax. This is why in recent years, I've looked for ways that I can relax my … [Read more...]

The Sound of the Violin

Maia Poon Have you ever wondered how so many different pitches can be created on an instrument with just four strings? Or how people make such cool sound effects on the … [Read more...]

Introduction to Celiac disease and its symptoms

Wheat Field In Newton-St-Loe © Lauren Tucker, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Ibreez Asaria December 1st, 2018  February 17th, 2017 was the day I was diagnosed with Celiac disease. Many of you … [Read more...]

The Story of My Sprained Knee

I was just playing basketball when I sprained my knee last week on Saturday. This is my first actual injury in the course of 4 years of playing. And I got to say, what happened still remains as … [Read more...]

Dark Matter and Dark Energy

found Credit: (richter1910/Depositphotos)  Looking up at the night sky in Jasper last Summer, I wondered what kept the stars in galaxies together? Was there some other form of energy or … [Read more...]

Saving Lives, One Sip at a Time

By Amanda C. Lee While searching for Christmas presents last week, I came upon the LifeStraw. I had heard of it before, but never looked into how it worked or what it does for the community. I … [Read more...]

Human Intelligence, what makes humans unique?

Research into human intelligence has been at the forefront of scientific research for centuries, yet, we are still far from understanding the many mysteries behind the operations of our brain. … [Read more...]