Tag: News


The Secret Language of Bacteria

Bacteria are incredibly powerful.  They digest food, help trees grow, break down nutrients, make certain types of marine life (such as the squid above) glow, and account for about 90% of the cells in the human body.  And, of course, bacteria like Salmonella and Streptococcus can quickly and completely ravage […]


Ukraine-Russia Tensions: Military Force or Diplomacy?

The fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 led to the formation of 15 independent countries, including Ukraine. In 2014, Russia illegally seized and annexed Crimea, a Ukrainian peninsula bordering the Black Sea. In response, the U.S. government imposed sanctions. In 2022, tensions between Ukraine and Russia are far from […]


US Immigration Policy Plight

The “Remain in Mexico” program, officially known as Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), was first established by former President Donald Trump in January 2019. As the New York Times explains, this policy “requires certain migrants to wait in Mexico while their cases are pending.” Since then, around 70,000 asylum seekers have […]