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October 26, 2018

As this is the last week of The Acorn's Science and Tech, here is a selection of some of the best articles and writers for this section. Join us in thanking the editors Abby Mullen and Anna Walker for all of their work and celebrating their achievements. 

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October 26, 2018

This past Saturday, Oct. 20, the Drew University Chemistry Society (DUCS) attended the 2018 Chemistry Expo: “Chemistry is Out of This World!” at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City. This is an annual event that is part of the American Chemical Society’s Chemistry...

October 19, 2018

The Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society held a Science Internship Panel on Tuesday the 16th. Six students shared their internship experiences in a crowded auditorium. One thing most of them had in common was the fact their participation on the Drew Summer Science Institu...

October 19, 2018

Each spring, students trek out to participate in Fern Fest, an event that celebrates Earth week. It is a popular event, but you may be curious about its history, or wonder why ferns were chosen. According to the “Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration at Drew” website...

October 19, 2018

It can be difficult to see the stars these days, even in the Forest, due to all the light pollution.  Luckily, the Drew Observatory claims the higher ground on the roof of the Hall of Sciences, one of the best places to see the stars on campus. The Drew Observatory is...

October 12, 2018

On Oct. 8, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a lengthy, dense and exhaustive report which contained a warning message– the world is running out of time to fight climate change.

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The United Nations commissioned th...

October 12, 2018

Dr. Porras is a new biochemistry professor this semester. His research in graduate school, making iridium complexes, led him to find a new application for the compounds. He realized that the photosynthesizers, the molecule that catalyzes the reaction, often is not chan...

October 12, 2018

The Pre-Health Society held a blood drive on Wednesday, Oct. 10 in Crawford Hall from 12:30-6:30 pm. The Pre-Health Society tries to hold a blood drive at least once a year, according to Danielle and Abigail Cone (’21). Typically, an organization that conducts blood dr...

October 5, 2018

The science Nobel Laureates for this year have been announced. Among them are the oldest laureate ever and two of the forty-eight women (as opposed to over eight hundred men) ever chosen for this prestigious award, according to the Nobel Prize webpage.

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October 5, 2018

A recent mission by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) may revolutionize the future of space exploration. According to a CNN article, the Japanese Hayabusa 2 Probe, launched in 2014, has reached its destination: the asteroid Ryugu, a kilometer-wide asteroid....

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