Fred’s March for Science address

On this Earth Day, many of us can recall a time, decades ago, when our country broadly supported protection of the Earth. We were motivated partly by human health—based on the science of health dangers from air and water pollution, we passed the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act, both with strong bipartisan … Read more

A Warning from The Steppe

By Isaac Klimasmith ’20 The human body operates within tightly controlled parameters. Normal body temperature is 36.5–37.5 °C. A degree departure from that either way is a fever or hypothermia. Two more degrees above normal is a life-threatening coma. Feedback loops, chains of sensors and signals in the body, regulate this delicate balance. The hypothalamus, … Read more