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As a child, many of us wanted to have an adventurous career in life, something that would give us a thrill. However, very few succeeded in doing so. One of the most famous dreams would be working in the deep blue sea. Marine scientists literally submerge themselves in a vast ecosystem to gain a better understanding of the organisms that live there. Liz Bentley Magee...

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nepal

The devastating earthquake in Nepal has reportedly left more than 7,000 people dead and tens of thousands more injured. Ten days after the disaster, rescuers are still searching for survivors among the rubble and the intensity of the earthquake was so strong that it caused a deadly avalanche near Mount Everest. Ozlem Ergun, an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at...

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Anaesthetics are often defined as compounds that induce a loss of consciousness in humans or loss of righting reflex in animals. Clinical definitions are also extended to include an induced coma that causes a lack of awareness of painful stimuli, sufficient to facilitate surgical applications in clinical and veterinary practice. General anaesthetics do not act as analgesics and should also not be confused with sedatives....

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bats

Although it may seem erratic and graceless, bats are more efficient flyers than birds, due to an airlift mechanism that is unique to them among all the aerial creatures. This unique flight capability inspired Alireza Ramezani, a roboticist and an assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University, in the process of building a drone that mimics a bat’s movements.   Bats, he said, have...

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Rehabilitation is the act of restoring something to its original state. The noun rehabilitation comes from the Latin prefix re-, meaning “again” and habitare, meaning “make fit.” When something falls into disrepair and needs to be restored to a better condition, it needs rehabilitation. People seek rehabilitation after an accident or surgery to restore their strength, or to learn to live without drugs or other...

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On January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump took a pledge to faithfully examine the office of the President of the United States and to do the best to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States. However, it seems he could not do as promised.Various people and groups proclaimed that the US President, Donald Trump has been involved in various impeachable activities before...

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The first woman to compete in NHL skills competition

Kendall Coyne Schofield became the first woman to compete in the NHL (National Hockey League) skills competition. Northeastern University alumna made history in hockey by becoming the first woman to compete in the NHL’s skills competition. She was also the winner of a gold medal for Team USA at the Winter Olympics, 2018. NHL has been a man’s league for over a hundred years.   “It was electrifying,...

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Modernisation has its own adverse effects. With the increasing standard of life, infrastructural requirements have increased. Cities developed with proper technologies and skills while villages remained with many agricultural lands although no proper skill or knowledge. As society progressed we learnt the importance of awareness for agricultural tactics and new frontiers like terrace farming emerged as convenient options. The problem boils down to an age-old farming...

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Kelly Cooke is a graduate from the School of Law at the Northeastern University. She has become one of the first women to officiate games at the recent NHL Prospects Showcase for players, hoping to reach the ultimate hockey league. Cooke stands at 5 feet 1 inches, a foot shorter than many of the players.   Cooke expresses her gratitude saying, “Anytime you have an opportunity to be the first—to open doors for...

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