By Sophie Zhao
The 2023 winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics developed and implemented a technique to record electron behavior.
Issue 6, Volume 114
By Braminder Kumar
The remarkable adaptations of salamanders provide a glimpse into the future of regenerative medicine and its application to humans.
By James Li
Our schools remain paper-dominated despite the economic and environmental consequences; digitization provides a solution with numerous advantages.
Karikó’s incredible journey from impoverished beginnings in Hungary to making discoveries integral to vaccine development is a testament to her success.
Issue 5, Volume 114
By Aarya Balakrishnan
The “zombie-ant fungus” cordyceps has strange parasitic tactics, such as mind and bodily control.
Issue 4, Volume 114
By Erica Wong
Recent research has discovered that a special type of robotic needle could autonomously perform surgery on complex bodily sections.
Issue 3, Volume 114
By Seth Fenton
Through precision medicine, we can tailor treatment plans directly to patients’ unique genetic profiles.
By Andrew-Rafael Said
The intriguing notion of time travel, which has long been a staple in science fiction and a subject of fascination for many, may not be as implausible as it once seemed.
Issue 2, Volume 114
By Aareeb Jamil
The basics of quantum computing, why it matters, and how Stuyvesant students can learn more about it.
By Lenny Metlitsky
After a study was published claiming to have discovered a room-temperature normal pressure superconductor, scientists raced to test the “discovery” but found the material didn’t live up to these Nobel-prize-winning expectations.
Issue 1, Volume 114
Spinal cord injuries can be devastating to an individual's control, movement, and feeling within their own body, but recent research has proven that a new drug, KCL-286, may be the key to treatment.
In some ways, America’s inescapable fast food advertisements are just as dangerous as drug promotion—NAFLD is a significant risk of obesity that can result from frequent fast food consumption.
By Shaon Anwar
The belief that trees can communicate with each other through fungal connections has ebbed its way into popular culture, but recent research says that there’s a catch.
By Vinson Chen
Overpopulation is an extremely complex issue that society is currently grappling with. It can be viewed through many conflicting perspectives, each with its own supporting evidence.
Issue 17, Volume 113
By James Li, Alex Zheng
It is vital to make the distinction between distance running and sprinting due to the very different impacts the two activities have on the body.
By Elma Khan
A tech clairvoyant has created a milestone invention by translating the brainwaves of a man suffering from anarthria into speech.
By Grace Jung
A deep dive into the dangerous health consequences of secondhand smoke.
Issue 7, Volume 114
Consciousness is not a new phenomenon: it even precedes the Big Bang.
Cosmic rays—streams of charged particles—can negatively affect terrestrial technology.
Shedding light on why and how some trees’ leaves turn yellow, orange, and red each fall, and why others don’t.
By Ellyssan Park
Recently, connections were discovered between exposure to air pollution and gradual, short-term memory loss.
By Gary Jiang
Desertification is a detrimental process that is slowly converting Earth’s biomes to fragile deserts as a result of human practices and needs to be dealt with fast or else it will become unstoppable.
The sun and moon heavily influence the length of Earth’s days. Earth days are growing longer, and global warming accelerates this process.
By Uma Sukhu
Cellular reprogramming could reverse aging and revolutionize medicine, but it is still in its early stages.
By Tashfia Diha
An exploration into the research done by the SETI Institute on using AI to search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
By Jayden Zhang
New research has shown that bacteria can be modified to help identify—and possibly stop—the spread of cancer.
The Black Hole Paradox concerning information loss in black holes puzzled physicists for decades. Recently, scientists found a promising solution using principles of quantum mechanics.
Most lifters aren’t lifting with enough intensity to maximize hypertrophy, which is slowing down their muscle gain.
For more than five decades, computing power has doubled every two years, but as of recently, companies are prioritizing short term profits over innovation.
By Karina Gupta
With eight billion people on the planet, there are countless different ways in which the mind can work. This includes learning disabilities or large disparities in strengths and weaknesses—neurodivergence. Learn about how neurodivergence works, Stuyvesant’s support toward neurodivergent students, and why neurodivergent minds are incredibly important to society.
By Michelle Ng
New ways of utilizing machine learning have allowed for previously cloudy images of celestial bodies to become clearer, enhancing scientists’ understanding of interactions of matter within galaxies.
Issue 16, Volume 113
By Maya Soni
Consuming less fat may not actually be the solution to preventing cardiovascular disease.
The DART mission (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) determined that new planetary spacecraft technologies have the capacity to deflect Earth-bound asteroids.
Though dogs are the most popular pet in the world, many people don’t realize the cruelty of the breeding industry and the issues dogs have faced because of selective breeding at the hands of humans.
As we face the hottest year ever recorded, is our overwhelming reliance on air conditioning contributing to the problem?
By Josephine Yoo
Climate change is spicing up our world, and the call to take action is burning hot.
In an era marked by constant technological advancement, artificial intelligence is redefining what it means to be human.
As global temperatures increase, the adverse effects of extreme heat can be felt in human health, infrastructure, and the environment.
By Mahir Hossain
As “science keeps marching on,” Pauling has done us a favor by delving into the complex branches that every scientific field has to offer and leaving behind revolutionary findings that the next generation of scientists can now challenge and interpret.
Art Request: A drawing of this iconic photo of Pauling teaching back at CalTech
An explanation of the research done to understand how fingerprint patterns are formed through the Turing system.
Maintaining a balanced diet full of vitamins and necessary minerals and acknowledging the double-edged sword of supplements is vital for the upkeep of one’s health and well-being.
Learning about the theories related to yawning fosters a better understanding of why humans yawn and why this seemingly disrespectful gesture is so significant.