Neural Responses Predict Friendships

Neural Responses Predict Friendships Megan Zhou ‘21 An example of a social network diagram. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) The proverb that “birds of a feather flock together” is based on the concept of homophily—the tendency of individuals to associate and bond with similar others. Throughout history, this trend has created evolutionary … Continue reading

One Step Closer to Nuclear Fusion

One Step Closer to Nuclear Fusion Ted Northup ’21 According to a recent report on nuclear fusion, scientists may have discovered an optimal model for regulating plasma turbulence while still achieving desired functional results. A Brazilian researcher, Vinicius Duarte of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, recently developed a conceptual regulation … Continue reading

New threat to the ozone layer

New threat to the ozone layer   By: John Beute ‘20, 2/20/18   The extent of the ozone hole over Antarctica (Source: Wikipedia)   In 1987, the UN enacted an emergency measure known as the Montreal Protocol to ban the use of chlorofluorocarbons—more commonly known as CFCs. Scientists had discovered … Continue reading