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How Can An Organ Be Invisible?

The (In)visible Organ film premieres in January 2021 and will dive into innovations and reforms in reproductive healthcare.
November 26, 2020
When you see or hear the word “organ”, what comes to mind? When it comes to the integral parts of our bodies that unconsciously and perpetually carry out life-sustaining functions, the organs you might think of are often the ones discussed most commonly. While we can’t see most of our organs doing work within us, there is one particular building block in the bodies of about half of the world’s population that can be considered “invisible.” The organ in question? The cervix.

Getting Tech Literate: Facial Recognition Systems

Graphic depicting a facial scan through a facial recognition system.
September 6, 2020
As the influence of technology in today's politics, economics, and society becomes increasingly apparent and strong, it's important to become technologically literate and understand their functions, ethics, and role in policymaking. In this article, I introduce facial recognition systems and how they work as well as their applications, before discussing their benefits and any issues/concerns with this technology.

Staying Positive in All Aspects of Life

With all that has happened this year, having a positive mindset is more beneficial than ever.
August 27, 2020

As Kingwood High School joins schools across the world with these unusual learning circumstances, students find themselves having to adapt to independent learning while missing out on the more enjoyable...

Happy Earth Composting Service

A cheerful & smiley earth representing the company's daily mission towards greater sustainability.
August 10, 2020

Happy Earth Compost serves as Houston’s first curbside compost service. Their concept is similar to that of a recycling or trash service, where they gather your compost materials at specific times each...

Is Studying as Complicated as it Seems?

Studying can be done in a number of ways, but what does psychology tell us about certain methods?
August 9, 2020

By the time students enter high school, they have had their share of quizzes and tests. Chances are, they have experimented with numerous ways of preparation. Although repetitive reading and note-taking...

The Latest in Space!

June 18, 2020

The most prominent and recent space news has largely surrounded the SpaceX launch and plans. SpaceX is a private company that has been engineering, creating, and launching various spacecrafts and rockets...

3-D Printed Coral Reefs

 Coral reefs provide many benefits to both marine animals and people, but they are disappearing quickly.
May 31, 2020

Over the past century humans have rapidly and immensely industrialized and developed their society; however, this industrialization has also been damaging to our environment. Many different habitats on...

NASA/SpaceX Launch Rescheduled

Astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken pose at a dress rehearsal for the Demo-2 mission.
May 27, 2020

On Wednesday, May 27 at 4:33 p.m. EDT, SpaceX planned to launch their first manned spacecraft, the Dragon, from the Kennedy Space Center. Due to weather conditions, the launch was scrubbed. They now aim...

The World of Computer Science (Featuring Free Resources & Programs)

The World of Computer Science (Featuring Free Resources & Programs)
May 25, 2020

In a digital age of technological innovations, computer science is becoming an increasingly popular major and programming is a skill that many companies look for in prospective employees. It is incredibly...

STEAM– What Role Does Art Play in STEM?

Full STEAM Ahead
April 10, 2020

More than a few decades ago, the STEM movement was being pushed and introduced in an effort to produce employable American youth as well as prepare them for the increasingly more technological world. Even...

Information Overload, How Much is Too Much?

How does one filter, discern, and manage the open windows in their life streaming continuously?
April 10, 2020

News is everywhere. Whether we are in our homes or in our schools/workplaces, or we are on our phones or talking to people in person, new topics of conversation in regards to current events or global happenings...

Kingwood Math Camp: The Importance of Mathematical Literacy and Education

Kingwood Math Camp: The Importance of Mathematical Literacy and Education
February 7, 2020

For as long as I can remember, I was extremely passionate about mathematics. Year after year, summer after summer, I would find opportunities for myself to be challenged and to learn how to apply math...

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