The Human Engineering and Research Laboratory (HERL)

The Human Engineering and Research Laboratory (HERL)

BY: NICK SAWICKI, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is currently undergoing one of the largest economic recoveries in the nation. Immediately following the collapse of the steel industry around the 1980’s the city was hemorrhaging unemployment with tens of thousands of individuals Continue reading

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In Vitro Fertilization: Variation in Mediums Affecting Babies’ Health

In Vitro Fertilization: Variation in Mediums Affecting Babies’ Health

BY: CAROLINE WANG, CONTRIBUTOR

 

Some 7.3 million Americans are infertile during their reproductive years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With such staggering statistics, it isn’t surprising that more and more hopeful parents are now Continue reading

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Could Hacking Nerves Cure Diseases?

Could Hacking Nerves Cure Diseases?

BY: CAROLINE WANG, CONTRIBUTOR

 

With the rise of afflictions in major diseases such as arthritis, asthma, and diabetes, new and often unconventional methods are being introduced into the world of therapy. One company, named Galvani Bioelectronics, hopes to Continue reading

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El Niño: Creating ‘Shores Of Death’ for Chilean Wildlife

El Niño: Creating ‘Shores Of Death’ for Chilean Wildlife

BY: CAROLINE WANG, CONTRIBUTOR

 

It is undeniable that this year’s weather has set some of the highest records in the books. A mix of rising global temperatures, mysteriously warmed waters, and suspiciously Northern situated storms have conspired to create Continue reading

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