Posts by Jessica Xiao (page 4)
Genetic Surveillance: For Progress or Profit?
With the release of the Panama Papers, it’s a good time to consider the idea of raw data. The more technological and scientific progress... Read More
Daredevil‘s in the Details: A Superhero Show Replete with Ethnic and Gender Stereotypes
Two weekends ago, having caught up on all the shows I follow, I decided to try out Daredevil, the superhero series that jumpstarted a... Read More
Making the Economic Case for Women’s Empowerment
The Center for American Progress (CAP) held an event on International Women’s Day this past Tuesday featuring speakers in the international development sector who... Read More
End of an Era: MythBusters Signs Off
You may have missed the news if you were binge watching fan-favorite political drama House of Cards on Netflix this weekend, but Sunday quietly... Read More
Hate in Multicultural America + Access to Guns = Recipe for Disaster
Last Thursday, US Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) announced the introduction of new gun control legislation at a Center for American Progress (CAP) panel session... Read More
Would You Let Mushrooms Eat Your Body after Death?
Most of us don’t like to ponder our own death or the nothingness of nonexistence, but for those who’ve already gotten past the question... Read More
Darwin’s Finches Are Nearing Extinction
Last December, a study by a research team at the University of Utah concluded that one of the most common species of Darwin’s finch,... Read More