The Official STEM Magazine of Scarsdale High School

Scientific Scarsdalian

The Official STEM Magazine of Scarsdale High School

Scientific Scarsdalian

The Official STEM Magazine of Scarsdale High School

Scientific Scarsdalian

Does Cold Weather Cause Colds? 
Does Cold Weather Cause Colds? 
Daniel Hochberg May 23, 2022
Hooray for Hayday: Why Were Addicted to Mobile Games
Hooray for Hayday: Why We're Addicted to Mobile Games
Nicole Zhou May 10, 2022
Hacking Our DNA Code
Hacking Our DNA Code
April 4, 2022
Hooray for Hayday: Why Were Addicted to Mobile Games
Hooray for Hayday: Why We're Addicted to Mobile Games
Nicole Zhou May 10, 2022

It comes as no surprise that mobile games can become easily addictive. The bright colors and sound effects of the game draw you in, and you feel...

Quantum Computers
Quantum Computers
Sebastian Verrelli, Writer • March 28, 2022

Pharmaceutical drug formulation, fortified cybersecurity, maximum efficiency energy grids, and accurate weather forecasting are four seemingly...

A Cure For HIV?
A Cure For HIV?
Simone Glajchen, Editor-in-Chief • February 24, 2022

In the 1980s and 1990s, getting diagnosed with H.I.V. (human immunodeficiency virus) was a death sentence. The virus, which attacks the body’s...

Harnessing Viruses for Good
Harnessing Viruses for Good
Vivian Zweig February 9, 2022

Contrary to popular belief, viruses aren’t all bad. In fact, viruses have been used for centuries to treat cancer. Since the late 1800s, doctors...

Using or Abusing? The Problem With Study Drugs
Using or Abusing? The Problem With Study Drugs
Rahm Bharara and Andre Couto April 1, 2022

Approximately twenty percent of college students admit to misusing focus drugs—drugs meant to increase concentration and cognitive performance....

Believing In Conspiracy Theories Is Not Your Fault
Believing In Conspiracy Theories Is Not Your Fault
Suler Lu, Writer • March 26, 2022

If you were ever paying attention to library classes taught in Scarsdale Middle School, you would remember the acronym “CAARP”, which we...

STEMming with Opportunity: the Hidden Electives of SHS
STEMming with Opportunity: the Hidden Electives of SHS
Matthew Barotz March 25, 2022

Look through the schedules of Scarsdale High School students, and you will find the same courses in most; English, history, math, science, and...

The Buzz About Bees 
The Buzz About Bees 
Vivian Zweig June 6, 2022

When a bee flies by, you’re probably too busy running away to think about the tiny menace’s role in our ecosystem. There are many different...

One Step Closer to Life on Mars?
One Step Closer to Life on Mars?
Alison Jiang, Writer • April 4, 2022

Do aliens exist? Are aliens green? Do they ride in UFOs?   These questions have plagued people on Earth for years, and have often...

PPE: Your Protection vs. The Ocean’s Perpetrator 
PPE: Your Protection vs. The Ocean’s Perpetrator 
Ava Akbarian, Writer • February 14, 2022

Startling Statistics Since the start of the pandemic, people have been using disposable face masks and other types of personal protective...

Deception Behind the Spots: The Rundown on Spotted Lanternflies
Deception Behind the Spots: The Rundown on Spotted Lanternflies
Emily Attar, Writer • February 13, 2022

The spotted lanternfly has brightly-colored red, white, and brown wings, adorned with an innocent smattering of polka dots. If you see one, you...

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