What is Quantum Computing?

By Xavier Lam Quantum computing works by making use of subatomic particles that are able to exist in more than one state at a time. Using these particles, operations can be done faster and more … [Read more...]

Smart Pill injects Insulin into Stomach Painlessly

What is diabetes? Diabetes is an illness that develops in people from all ranges of ages due to high blood sugar levels. Those who have this disease lack insulin, a hormone made in the pancreas … [Read more...]

Cat Allergies

By Maia P. I have wanted a cat for a very long time. Unfortunately, my sister and I are both allergic to cats. As unfair as I find our biological makeup, I still have hope. I am determined to be a … [Read more...]

3D Printing with Light

By Xavier Lam Researchers from California have developed a new way to 3D print. Instead of using the conventional method of printing in layers, they were able to create entire objects at once. … [Read more...]

Charging Your Phone Overnight: Is It Safe?

By Amanda C. Lee One week ago, my brother asked me if I could unplug his phone before I went to bed. He feared that an overnight charge would “fry” his battery. Not wanting to leave my warm, cozy … [Read more...]

Top 10 Pixar Animated Movies

I went to Science World during winter break to see the Science Behind Pixar Exhibition, and I got to say that it really reminds me of how much I love these movies. So I thought it would be fun to make … [Read more...]

Affine Ciphers in Java

In the January 15th session of Future Science Leaders, we learned about affine ciphers. Affine ciphers are a simple example of encryption that can be easily deciphered by computers. Affine … [Read more...]

Northern White Rhinos: All is Not Lost

By Maia Poon On March 19th, 2018, the world’s last male northern white rhinoceros died at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. Sudan, the 45-year-old rhino, had been gravely ill for days. He was … [Read more...]

Can we really trust at home DNA tests?

How does it work? With migration becoming more and more common, people have been losing touch with their ancestral roots and have begun to wonder about the origins of their families. One popular way … [Read more...]

Lab-Grown Meat: Would You Take a Bite?

Maia Poon   NYC-Diner-Bacon-Cheeseburger (c) Evan-Amos, CC0 1.0 Imagine eating a juicy hamburger with the guilt-free knowledge that no animals’ lives were taken in … [Read more...]