The Science of Smoke Detectors: How to Solve Vassar’s Infamous Fire Alarm Problem
Controversy / Technology / Uncategorized

The Science of Smoke Detectors: How to Solve Vassar’s Infamous Fire Alarm Problem

If you’re attending college, then chances are that you’ve had to deal with a couple fire alarms in your dorm that turned out to be false alarms. While it’s important for all buildings to have smoke detectors installed, is it possible that the type of smoke detectors we’re using is actually putting us at risk? Continue reading

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Masters of Our World: Should We Use Gene Drives to Control the Ecosystem?
Animals & Evolution / Genetics / Health & Wellness / Scientific Breakthroughs / Technology / The Environment / Uncategorized

Masters of Our World: Should We Use Gene Drives to Control the Ecosystem?

Should gene drives be used to wipe out malaria-carrying mosquitoes and other ecological problems? Given the research, it’s probably not a good idea. Continue reading