Science & Technology

Nothing Sane about Mary Jane

Marijuana use in the nation is on the rise: 17.4 million Americans were recorded using marijuana in 2010, up from 14.4 million users in 2007….


















Twitter’s Plans to CENSOR

Twitter recently decided that it will be implementing a new policy in which tweets will be censored according to country laws. When this news was…







Greenhouse Gases Reach All-Time High

Atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide reached an all-time high of 389 parts per million in 2010 and rose at a faster pace than in previous…



Proposed New Tobacco Warnings

For decades, the United States has included warnings from the Surgeon General on every pack of cigarettes sold. Recently, Congress has tried to take the…


Large Asteroid Zipping Close to Earth

Last Tuesday, an asteroid larger than an aircraft carrier darted between the Earth and moon. This was the closest encounter that such a large rock…


The Formation of a New Planet

Astronomers have captured the first direct image of a planet being born. Adam Kraus, from the University of Hawaii’s Institute for Astronomy and Michael Ireland…


Electronic Nose Sniffs out TB

In India this week, researchers have developed something called the E.Nose. The E.Nose is a device similar to that of a breathalyzer. It is hand-held…


Giant Amoeba in the Mariana’s Trench

The deepest part of the ocean is the Pacific’s Mariana’s Trench. Researchers from the Scripps Institute of Oceanography at U.C. San Diego have been investigating…