By jamesweldon

James Weldon is a journalism student at the University of British Columbia. With one arts degree under his belt and another on the way, James is on the fast track to fame and fortune.

HOLLYWOOD VS. SCIENCE: HOW FAR ARE WE FROM INTERSTELLAR TRAVEL?

Virtually all Hollywood science fiction – from Star Trek to Total Recall to the Alien franchise – agrees on one basic point: sometime in the near future, humanity will soup up its spaceships, stock them with silver jumpsuits, and get itself beyond the confines of our solar system. So, in no time at all, humanity will reach other worlds, says Hollywood. We may meet new species, and someday, God willing, we’ll all get the chance to have aliens hatch out of us at breakfast. To many of us, this vision is just a matter of time. After all, it’s been…

POLIO: A VIRUS’ STRUGGLE

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