The power of Music

Music is a universal human trait. It has always been viewed from an aesthetic perspective but its healing power has been documented in various traditions of music across the world. One of these main traditions is known as Indian Classical Music(ICM) and is one of the oldest forms of music. It dates back to the [...]

Alzheimers disease

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to degenerate and die. This disease is the number one cause of dementia- a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that disrupts a person's ability to function independently. The early signs of the disease may be forgetting recent events or conversations and not [...]

Speakers/Headphones

I've always wondered how exactly speakers and headphones work. To me, it's incredibly fascinating how something manages to turn electrical signals into sound, and now that we have evolved from the days of 8-bit music, how those electrical signals can correlate to audio systems playing people's voices, instruments, and other things with such accuracy. What [...]

5G

Lately, internet service providers like Verizon have been installing 5G networks in certain cities as a sort of test run before potentially expanding this new technology out to the rest of the nation. Meanwhile, smartphone makers like Samsung have released special 5G variants of their models to support this. We all know what 4G data [...]

Allergies

Allergies are reactions to specific substances that people are allergic or intolerant to. Allergens are the specific substance that a certain person cannot intake. For example, if someone is allergic to eggs, they will have a negative reaction to consuming egg or anything with egg in it. Allergy is one form of hypersensitivity which is [...]

Potrait Mode

Often times, when you see modern smartphones with two, three, or even FOUR cameras, it has something called portrait mode. Portrait mode, in essence, attempts to mimic the natural effect (background blur) of large professional cameras, an effect generated by the presence of a "plane of focus" in which everything is perfectly clear and sharp [...]

The Endocrine System

The endocrine system has the major function of secreting animal hormones that are used as chemical signals secreted into the extracellular fluid carried by the circulatory system. Hormones are the functional unit and endocrine glands or ductless glands secrete them. Neuro-secretory cells are nerve cells that secrete hormones into the blood. Hormone system sometimes are [...]

The Circulatory System

The circulatory system has the major function of circulating blood that transports oxygen and nutrients throughout the body. Major organs are the lungs, heart, and blood vessels. The functional unit are the red blood cells. Red Blood Cell Mammals have a closed circulatory system called the cardiovascular system. The heart has one or two atria, [...]