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Electromagnetic beams of the right power and wavelength can cause pain and zap electronics. Could they also be used to disrupt a person’s nervous system? Professor Iain Boyd shares on The Conversation. Read more
In the male-dominated engineering industry, where women represent only about 11% of the workforce, gender influences whom individuals turn to for answers to questions. Professors Amy Javernick-Will and Tony Tong share on The Conversation. Read more
Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and a month of celebrating renewal and moral responsibility––professor and Bible scholar Samuel L. Boyd explains the history of these holy days and why they might offer consolation in times of uncertainty. Read more