Thinker's Chronicle

Tag: 2023

  • What killed the Dinosaurs?

    What killed the Dinosaurs?

    For decades, the question of whether it was an asteroid crash or volcanic eruptions that signaled the end of the dinosaurs has been up for debate. Today, researchers are uncovering new information that says the answer might not be so black and white. In a new study led by computational geologist Alexander Cox, his team…

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  • Tropical Storm Ophelia

    Tropical Storm Ophelia

    Ophelia struck the eastern coast by force during the weekend last week. It formed off the mid-Atlantic coast and was expected to bring heavy rain, storm surge and windy conditions. According to a research centre based in Miami, winds travelled at a maximum speed of 95 km/hr. Five people, including three children were endangered while in…

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  • Jaahnavi Kandula

    Jaahnavi Kandula

    “We’re all human, aren’t we? Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.” – J.K. Rowling On January 23, 2023, a 26-year old graduate student from India who was studying at Northwestern University’s campus in Seattle, Jaahnavi Kandula, was hit by a police car while she was crossing the street. The officer who…

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  • Canada and India Relations

    Canada and India Relations

    When one thinks of either India or Canada, the other country is not likely the first to come to mind. They seem to never interact in a way which could splash across national headlines; however, over the past couple of days, their souring relationship has piqued everyone’s curiosity. Hardeep Singh Nijjar The initial falling domino was…

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  • Alien Land Laws

    Alien Land Laws

    When someone thinks of America, the idea many want to first pop in everyones’ heads is freedom or a new start. However, a new law around the country is pushing this idea further away: SB 264.  What Is It? Many are calling the recent law a direct relation to the alien land laws, and the…

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  • Coup D’états in Africa

    Coup D’états in Africa

    Gabon On 26th August, 2023, the parliamentary and presidential elections were held in Gabon. The results were announced on August 30th, 2023, and Ali Bongo Ondimba was announced as the winner, meaning he would have extended his 14-year presidential rule. Shortly after the announcement, soldiers led by high-ranking military officers seized control of key government…

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  • Growing Human Kidneys in Pigs

    Growing Human Kidneys in Pigs

    For the first time, researchers have been able to grow a human organ inside another species. Using a new technique, scientists implanted human cells into pig embryos. Specifically, they used genetic engineering to remove the kidney gene from inside these pig embryos. Then, they used human stem cells, pluripotent stem cells (which can develop in…

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  • Dear Corona

    Dear Corona

    A cricket bat, frolic friends and a playground to play in, (Not regretting) A hectic life after ages has blown in, Abeyant and lonely had we seldom been, Fervently awaited that busy life after quarantine. Bags, pencil boxes, shoes and our uniform, Finally, chatting and rushing to school in a swarm, Relishing on Mum’s chicken…

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  • Rare Spotless Giraffe

    Rare Spotless Giraffe

    Whenever someone imagines a giraffe there picture the iconic long neck and chocolate-colored spots on a creamy white coat. However, in a wildlife park called Brights Zoo, a giraffe was born with a solid chocolate-colored coat, and may be the only such giraffe in existence right now. The Brights Zoo, a family owned facility in…

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  • Vivek Ramaswamy: A GOP Saint or Annihilator

    Vivek Ramaswamy: A GOP Saint or Annihilator

    Chances are, if you have been keeping up with the 2024 Republican candidacy race, you have probably heard of Vivek Ramaswamy. A newcomer to the party, Ramaswamy in many ways mirrors other candidates in his attributes, and yet has many that set him apart from those who came before him. His confidence, communication skills, and…

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