The movement against vaccines and the flat earth conspiracy. It’s a counter-revolution against science.
Perhaps one of the most amusing and interesting linguistic changes I’ve noticed among young people in recent years is using the word “adult” as a verb.
The controversial research by Chinese researcher He Jiankui, a scientist who recently claimed to have created genetically-edited infants before being ordered by the Chinese government to halt research, had me thinking about a topic in medical science I’ve always been interested in and curious about – transhumanism.
When I left Science Hill after covering the mock election, one thing seemed clear: the students I spoke with believe many current proposals and incremental “market-based” measures may be too little, too late.
In order for the trail to remain pristine, I think it’s important to remember our place within this ecosystem every time we visit.
Growing up, I used to gaze at the night sky and wonder what type of lifeforms, if any, were out in the distant cosmos.
Despite the bad reputation Millennials have, the generational hatred we’re experiencing is nothing new.
If there’s one thing that always arouses my curiosity, it’s cults and the social dynamics within them.
Does anybody in the United States – or any former British colony for that matter – really speak “correct” Queen’s English? Furthermore, is Queen’s English spoken all throughout the British Isles themselves?
In my last column, I touched on the curiosity of children and their willingness to learn new things rapidly, and it got me thinking about when I tried to relearn Farsi a few years ago.
Like many people in my generation who grew up here in the Tri-Cities, I never realized just how much is happening here on a day-to-day basis.