Resurrecting Extinct Animals

Image by Popular Science Article by Keibun Ko Extinction is a probable end for all species, but not for long. Bio-tech has been advancing rapidly of late, and scientists are on the verge of developing a process, de-extinction, that would allow them to resurrect extinct creatures. Earth is in the middle of a sixth mass…

Impending Stock Market Crash?

Image by Value Blog Article by Alex Repeta Since the Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy on September 15, 2008 prompting a global financial panic, both investors and economists alike have operated with a chip on their shoulder. With more than $600 billion in assets at the time, it was impossible for the average Joe to…

New Smartphones

Image by Phone World Article by Nishant Naricitty As the year 2016 has passed, many innovations in the field of technology have happened. Pokémon Go swept the nation. Augmented reality and virtual reality reached new heights. Automated home appliances and vehicles spread massively. Finally, new smartphones were released. Some of the new phones are the…

Nobel Prize 2016

Image by Reuters File Photo Article by Joey Yoo Once again, a Japanese man has won the Nobel Prize: Yoshinori Ohsumi was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries on autophagy. Ohsumi is the twenty fifth Japanese man to win a Nobel Prize. He was given the 107th award in Physiology…

Emperor Akihito

Photo by: Imperial Household/ EPA Article by: William Tronsen On August 8th, 2016, the Emperor of Japan posted a video on the Internet that shocked thousands of people around the world. The video took place at the Imperial Palace’s drawing room in Japan, and it lasted over eleven minutes (BBC). Emperor Akihito started his video…

Propulsion without Propellent

Article by Alex Repeta While the seemingly impossible claims of recent developments made around sci-fi-esque engine, EmDrive, have taken many aback, it may be the future of astrophysics. Conventional engines have used fuel in the form of natural gases and oil to create chemical reactions in order to produce thrust. EmDrive brings about new technology…

2016 Carnival

Written by Naoki Nomura Photography by the Diplomat As we enter the last few days of school we see many students eager to dive into their summer break. The school facilitates this restless energy that flows within the student population by hosting the annual carnival. The St. Mary’s carnival was held on the Saturday of…