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Smartphone Advancements- The Future is Now!

By Hanna Biassonava Ten years ago, we would not have been able to imagine the technology that is available today. Take the smartphone, GPS, Bluetooth, wireless charging, or wearable technology, all of which have had major improvements. But what awaits these tiny, powerful computers next? When asked what he looks forward to in smartphone innovation, Edmon …

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Tech coding picks up STEAM

By: Rhia Singh’17 On Friday, September 4th to Sunday, September 6th, Benjamin Spiegel’17, August Trollbäck’17, Mary Karroqe’16, and Kevin Zheng’17 participated in PennApps. PennApps is an international collegiate hackathon organized by the students of the University of Pennsylvania. Teams of up to 4 people spend 12-36 hours developing software and hardware solutions to real-world problems. …

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Huge Discoveries from 2015 Nobel Prizes

by Rose McCormack                This year’s Nobel prize winners all made advancements in their fields.  Particularly the winners in the science categories- physics, chemistry and medicine- who made monumental discoveries. Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald received the Nobel Prize for physics. They discovered that particles called neutrinos have mass. Neutrinos are subatomic particles made when a …

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Space Coffee

By Olena Nazarenko You’ve just taken three quizzes and a test, and you’ve got one more class to go. Only you’d gotten three hours of sleep last night, so what you really want is to crawl into a deli or a Starbucks to buy yourself a desperately needed cup of coffee. But there’s still that …

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