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*This article is a little bit different than what I normally do, but I found this topic interesting and hope you do too.

We humans pride ourselves on being able to express our thoughts in ways that other species can’t. We used to think that we humans mastered numerous unique forms of self-expression such as drawing and complex speech, when in reality, the “uncivilized animals” we try to separate ourselves from are doing the exact same things. However, fashion, specifically through clothing and accessories, is one of the only things that no other species does. …

What if you could get that last thing you ordered on Amazon in a matter of hours and not days? What if you could have custom fit clothes that didn’t cost a fortune? What if someone didn’t have to die to provide someone else with a new organ. Well, 3D printing could be the answer to all of those questions.

What is three dimensional printing?

To understand what is 3D printing, you first need to understand what is manufacturing. Manufacturing is the process of transforming raw materials into a final product. There are also four types of manufacturing: subtracting, forming, casting, and adding. It sounds…

When I was little, my teachers, friends, camp counselors would always ask the same question: if you could have any superpower, what would it be? I would always say telekinesis or telepathy. I always wanted to be able to move things with my mind or know what other people are thinking. As a seven-year-old, that entire concept seems entirely made-up. However, with the power of Brain-Computer Interfaces, it might not be as supernatural as you might think.

What Are Brain-Computer Interfaces?

Essentially, a Brain-Computer Interface, or BCI, is a technological way to create a direct communication pathway between the brain and an external device…

Imagine a world where a person’s genetic diseases could be cured before they’re born. Or where plants could be resistant enough to produce crops year-round. A new developing technology called prime editing opens up so many possibilities for the future of life on Earth. While prime editing needs to be improved, it’s still much more advanced than its older versions, such as CRISPR. But what is prime editing, and what makes it so great? Prime editing is one of the newest forms of genome editing technology. …

Caitlin Kim

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