12/2/2019 As the flu season comes around, many people go to their doctors for check-ups and vaccines. My friend, who suspected she had the flu…View More Why Don’t We Treat Anxiety Like the Flu?
In February 2018, users of Apple’s cloud service “iCloud” in China received a notification stating that all of their data were being moved from Apple’s…View More Government Backdoor in Cloud Services: Ethics of Data Security
Humans carry inherent biases. We are influenced by how we are raised, whom we interact with, and what information is provided to us. These biases,…View More The Ethics of Machine Learning and Discrimination
A powerful impetus for corporate environmental policy change is government mandated regulations. Before addressing the current regulatory regime, the right to pollute must first be discussed. Then, the pros and cons of two methods – the cost-benefit and polluter pays methods – will be introduced. Next are policy recommendations that attempt to address the cons of the recommended polluter pays system. Finally, the role of scientists and engineers in the public discourse regarding environmental regulations, and in general, will be laid out.View More Encouraging Corporate Policy: An Ethical Analysis of Environmental Regulatory Methods
In the construction world, time is money. Civil engineers are constantly up against the clock in a race to make deadlines and complete projects on…View More The Ethics of Engineering in the Construction Field
11/18/2019 The drone industry is growing rapidly, and many drone companies are pushing the limits of what is possible with drone technology. Engineering feats are being accomplished…View More The Dangers of Drones
11/11/2019 Though they may seem vastly different to the standard vaccinations and antibiotics, supplements such as Anas Barbariae– extract of duck heart and liver– or…View More Sugar Pastilles, “Berlin Wall” Pills, and Duck Liver: Regulating Homeopathic Medicine
11/4/2019 This year, in mid-October in Vienna, Eliud Kipchoge broke the marathon record, running the 26 miles in just under two hours. His record is unofficial—he…View More How we Broke the 2-Hour Marathon 50 Years Ahead of Schedule
10/28/2019 Growing human brains may sound like something out of a mad science movie, but believe it or not, scientists are able to do just…View More How Lab-Grown Brains are Challenging Our Concept of Sentience
10/14/2019 Since the discovery of liquid water flowing on its surface, the idea of colonizing Mars has become more and more feasible. Elon Musk and…View More Should we Colonize Mars?