Dr. Emily Rice, an Associate Professor of Astrophysics at the Macaulay Honors College of CUNY and resident research associate in the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), is one of the keynote speakers at the TEDxCUNY conference held on March 10, 2023. Dr. Rice is extremely involved in the scientific […]
Author: Haritha Lakshmanan
Are We Solving America’s Physician Shortage Correctly?
From a young age, most of us are taken to the doctor’s office. Whether it be for a cold, cough, fever or the flu, we have all been treated by a physician. Unfortunately, it gets harder to seek the same level of treatment as the years pass by due to our existing physician shortage problem. […]
The Science Behind Teleportation
Imagine waking up 30 minutes before your 8:30 a.m. class. After rushing onto the train, it runs into a delay. There is no possible way for you to get to your class on time. This is all too familiar to the majority of CUNY students who commute to college. Now picture the same scenario, but […]
Is Quantum Cryptography the Answer to Hacking?
There were 1.4 million reports of identity theft reported last year, and it is estimated that by 2025, cybersecurity will cost the world $10.5 trillion annually. While conventional methods (i.e: public key encryption, private key encryption) of cybersecurity are becoming obsolete, quantum cryptography may be the key to a more secure digital world. Quantum cryptography […]
Recent Scientific Research Raises Concerns About Antibiotic Tolerance to COVID-19
People building tolerance to prescribed antibiotics can make way for “superbugs” more harmful than COVID-19 in the future. More than 35,000 people in the United States have died due to antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections in 2019. The cost to treat these antibiotic-resistant infections is estimated to be more than $4.6 billion. Yet, the bigger challenge may […]