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Noah Rowland

Noah Rowland is an economics and political science double major with an interest in science and its application to the broad economic and political world. He has focused his area of interest to energy and environmental technology, and the ethical realm of debated scientific pursuit (e.g. stem cells). He is very interested in the role scientific and technological progress does and will play in the world arena – specifically in policy and financial decisions. Noah hopes to work in the financial and consulting sector post-graduation and is in the process of applying for the Kellogg Financial Certificate. He currently serves on the Willard Residential College Executive Board and is involved with various student groups around campus. Noah lives in Westchester, New York, and is currently a sophomore at Northwestern University.

Content by Noah Rowland

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The ability to do math has long been thought of as a purely human trait – it comes with the whole higher-intelligence thing.

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So, you exercised today? Good. You followed your low fat, low carb diet? Good.  Your parents lived in New York City? Bad. Very bad.

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Compared to many other battery technologies out there, the EESU battery has advantages in many areas, especially in terms of charge time and weight.

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According to BBC News, testing is currently underway for a treatment of stem cells that can be injected

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Science education has been the subject of much reform and debate over the years, sensitive to national test scores, career statistics, and perhaps most importantly, thw priority of science in many

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Watching the Daily Show with Jon Stewart yesterday, I was shocked to learn that one of the co-advisers to both Clinton’s and now Obama’s science and technology team was being inte

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According to the BBC News, a recent study conducted by a US and Canadian team has managed to “manipulate human skin cells

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As the title suggests, this is not possible. You cannot take an opposing view on something doesn’t have an opposing view. That is, unless you want to sound like a radical fanatic.

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As an economics and political science major, my take on scientific news and events will be more geared towards the implications of the discovery in terms of policy.