Technology

Getting into a cycle of recycling

Nov 16, 2017 https://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/9090732482

By Kelsey Gray In elementary school, I always looked forward to enjoying some Sunny Delight orange juice when my mom picked me up from school. One day, rather than tossing the empty bottle into the trash, I told my mom we needed to save it. When she seemed a little confused, I explained that we […]

Seeing the Unseeable

Jan 27, 2017 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GFP_Superresolution_Christoph_Cremer.JPG

By Mike Pablo Today I’m writing about microscopy. One of the great pleasures of the field of microscopy is being able to look at cool pictures, so let’s do that first: Microscopes are among the most iconic symbols of science, alongside other famous images like DNA, test tubes, and the atom. Though magnification devices had […]

Standing on the shoulders of giant robots

Nov 17, 2016

By Mike Pablo Today we have computers and technology all around us. While humanoid robotic helpers are still off in the future, I could define a robot as a machine that people can program or control to do useful tasks. In this sense, robots, already exist in useful forms, such as household appliances and cars. […]