SciTech: Good Fats vs Bad Fats

Most people probably think that the best way to stay healthy or lose weight would be cut down on the amount of fat you take into your body. Although this might sound reasonable, it is actually not the case. There are good fats that your body cannot produce on its own, so they must come…

SciTech: Mars…Not the Chocolate but the Planet (Pt. 2)

Welcome back to another article about the planet Mars! Last time, in part 1, we learned about the geographic features of Mars as well as the possibility of finding water on Mars. This time, we are going to focus on the actual discovery of the water and the possibility of finding traces of living organisms…

5 Things to Know (17th – 21st September)

Here’s a summary of this week’s news events. In the midst of schoolwork, activities and projects, be sure to always be updated about the world around you. 🙂 Trump has urged Spain to ‘build a wall’ Brexit will be ‘worse for the UK than for EU’ Japan’s robots may have had historic asteroid landing Father…

SciTech: Mars… Not the Chocolate but the Planet

Welcome back to SciTech – KISToday’s science and technology column! I’m sure you’ve had a relaxing summer and that you’re pumped up and ready for school again! Over the summer there have been some new revelations in terms of space discoveries… I will talk about those in this 2-part article. This is part 1 of…

Yanny vs. Laurel- Mind blowing illusion or just a computer trick?

Most of you by now must have been introduced to the ‘Yanny or Laurel’ audio which seems like a follow up on the ‘blue or gold’ dress. Many teenagers are debating whether it is Yanny or Laurel to the point where some have been called insane…and some, even deaf! Sorry to break it to you…

Element of the week: Hydrogen

Welcome to the first post of Element of the Week! In this weekly segment, we will explore the periodic table one element at a time. This week: hydrogen!

Grade 11 Bio/Chem Trip

On March the 23rd-25th, 2018, the grade 11 biology and chemistry students traveled to the Institute of Molecular Biosciences at Mahidol University for a 3-day stay. You might be wondering, even DP students still have field trips? Well, I have to say this wasn’t any ordinary field trip. We went to Mahidol University to learn…

A Brief History of Stephen Hawking

On March 14, 2018, one of the greatest and most well-known physicists of our time, Stephen Hawking, passed away. This article is a tribute to all that he accomplished. It is meagre in comparison to what he has contributed to the expanse of scientific knowledge but it is my way of keeping his memory alive…

SciTech: Air Pollution Pt. 2

In the previous article, we talked about the greenhouse effect, greenhouses gases, as well as how they contribute to global warming and climate change. This time, we’ll look more closely at the different types of air pollution and recent situations around the world. Sources of Greenhouse Gases First, we should begin by understanding how and…

Sci&Tech: Air Pollution Pt.1

Hi there! In this week’s news and science update, I’ll be writing only the first part of this topic: air pollution. Part 1 will be about the causes of air pollution while part 2 will focus on the effects of air pollution on humans and the environment. Hopefully, splitting it up like this will help…