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National Security Agency invades individual privacy

LOUIS BALZANI STAFF WRITER The past few months have been fraught with public outcry and anger over the leaking of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) invasive Planning Tool for Resource…

University symposium promotes discussion of sustainability

ERIKA SARNO SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY CORRESPONDENT A symposium on sustainability took place in the McIlhenny Ballroom Tuesday to discuss how The University can adopt and spread sustainability practices within the…

Researchers study addictive qualities of Nabisco Oreo cookies

ELIZABETH POLISHAN STAFF WRITER Are Oreos as addictive as cocaine? They could be even worse, according to a recent study at the University of Connecticut. When Professor Joseph Schroeder and…

Apple announces hardware and software for holiday season

LOUIS BALZANI STAFF WRITER Apple announced updates to some of its most popular products including refreshed versions of existing computers and major updates to some of its software products. In…

Flu vaccine progresses

BY TYLER FENSTERMAKER SCIENCE & TECH CORRESPONDENT Researchers in the United Kingdom are making progress in developing a universal flu vaccine. The problem in developing a vaccine has been because…

BlackBerry faces huge losses

BY LOUIS BALZANI SCIENCE & TECH STAFF WRITER Telecommunication company BlackBerry has suffered a slow and prolonged decline over the past few years, and the Canadian company has done little…

New Apple iOS 7 update debuts

BY LOUIS BALZANI STAFF WRITER Apple released iOS 7, the next version of the operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, Wedneday. The update provides users with…

Nissan Juke competes in crossover market

BY MATHEW CORSO SCIENCE & TECH CORRESPONDENT The 2013 Nissan Juke is Nissan’s attempt to “sport up” its crossover line of vehicles. Some people have given Nissan a hard time…

Brain dictates other’s actions in study

BY ELIZABETH POLISHAN SCIENCE & TECH CORRESPONDENT Scientists broke down the barrier between human brains with the first ever brain-to-brain interface. Researcher Rajesh Rao transmitted a brain signal that traveled…

Breaking Down the Apple iPhone 5S and 5C

BY LOUIS BALZANI & MATTHEW GENTILE STAFF WRITERS Apple revealed the next generation of the iPhone earlier this week in Cupertino, Calif. For the first time in the product’s history,…