Conjoined Twins With Hope and Faith

Conjoined Twins With Hope and Faith

The Mata family has hope and faith for their two daughters, a pair of conjoined twins born in April 2014 will be undergoing separation surgery in Houston, Texas. Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith were born at Texas Children’s Hospital Pavilion for women. At birth, the twins weighed approximately 3 pounds, 7 ounces. Mother of the […]

Education Still of Value in 21st Century

Education Still of Value in 21st Century

In the recent years, the American education system has fallen under the wrath of critics who firmly believe that the system is obsolete, compromised, and deceptive. They have strongly recommended for an immediate refurbishment of the whole system. This belief has spilled over to the youths currently enrolled in the same system and for them […]

Viruses Not Always Bad Guys

Viruses Not Always Bad Guys

Lately “good bacteria” have been getting a lot attention in the media, as scientist uncover the role the microbiome plays in our healthy bodies, the soil that grows our food, and even the rain clouds above. It may come as no surprise, then, that some viruses can also be good for people. In fact, a […]

Benefits of Brain Food and Supplementation

Benefits of Brain Food and Supplementation

What kind of oats do you feed a billion dollar, champion racehorse? The horse is putting billions of dollars in your pockets, so the answer is simple. You give her the best darn oats you can get your hands on. The same applies to your most valuable asset, your brain. The brain is the most […]

Puppies in Peril From Chinese Jerky Treats?

Puppies in Peril From Chinese Jerky Treats?

Since 2007, the issue of reports from pet owners (dogs more than cats) with ill and dying pets has not only maintained itself alive in the media but has escalated. There are reports that over 5600 dogs have become ill and about 1000 canine deaths have take place since this issue began to be highlighted. […]

Visual Media A Life Changer?

Visual Media A Life Changer?

We are surrounded by so many visuals, from ads to apps. Everyone is trying to promote something, professionals promote their new products directly to their audience by using visual medias just like amateurs just want to share photographs with friends. We live in an era where sharing visuals with millions of people is simple. By […]

Local Teacher Donates Kidney to Save Best Friend’s Life

Local Teacher Donates Kidney to Save Best Friend’s Life

We all have people in our lives that we say we would do anything for. Kim Brewer Jones, a teacher at Berkeley Elementary School, did exactly that when she found out that her friend Jay Jackson needed a kidney transplant. Jackson, who suffers from a genetic condition that causes an abundance of cysts to grow […]

Legacy of Eugenics in the United States

Legacy of Eugenics in the United States

On March 11, 2003, Paul Lombardo, “a lawyer and professor of biomedical ethics at the University of Virginia,” delivered a presentation to the California State Senate Select Committee in Oakland, California. His two-hour presentation, entitled “Eugenics: Lessons From a History Hidden in Plain Sight,” was intended to brief the committee on the legalized practice of […]

Potential Source of New Antibiotics Found in Dirt

Potential Source of New Antibiotics Found in Dirt

More and more diseases and infections are resistant to the current line-up of antibiotic regimens. However, scientists are excited that there could be new potential sources of future antibiotics found in dirt. A group of scientists at Northeastern University in Boston teamed up with a pharmaceutical company called, NovoBiotic Pharmaceuticals, and found potential sources of […]

Positioning Our Freedom to Speak

Positioning Our Freedom to Speak

In light of the recent events around the nation concerning justice and equality, it seems appropriate to explore what our nation would look like today without the freedoms of speech and assembly built into the U.S. Constitution. Social media has pushed the American public toward taking these freedoms for granted; however, it is undeniable that […]