Author: Ivars Veckalns As you may have heard the environment is changing. We can close our eyes and live in ignorance and pretend that nothing is happening but the nature, the ecosystem of the world is suffering and being modified by human activities. From the well known change in global temperature that has risen severely
Author: Anna Grizāne Do you ever look back at your teenage years and think – “Oh my my, what was I thinking?” A lower back tattoo, a questionable hairstyle choice, a broken leg which could have easily been avoided if you had not taken that leap, a party with random strangers which could have gone
Author: Terēze Pavloviča Have gadgets destroyed our generation? We don’t ride horses anymore when we go shopping and typewriters can mostly be found in museum expositions. In the last 20 years, great steps in technological advancement have been made. If we remember the first personal computers, nowadays they are reduced in size and Wi-Fi is
Author: Valdis Ģībietis, doctor, resident in internal medicine The Latvian vaccination calendar includes vaccines against 14 diseases, while additional vaccines are available for risk groups. Their aim is to protect children and adults from severe infections, in order to avoid complications and death. To vaccinate or not to vaccinate is every person’s choice. Even though
Article by Alise Kalane Adolescence is nestled between two transitions — the end of childhood and the beginning of adulthood — with malleable borders.
Scientists from MIT and Berkley may have found a solution – extracting water from thin air using only ambient sunlight.
How do children see their own identity in relation to race and gender equality? A new study reveals that children do not perceive race and gender equally: gender is more important for the children’s identity than race.
Nowadays, everyone wants to be eco-friendly. Many people try to recycle, minimize the use of plastic or purchase only 100% recyclable products. We will do anything for our Mother Earth. What if I told you that we could diminish the use of regular plastic and substitute it with organic, biodegradable material that is as durable
As a child, my grandfather had instilled in my sister and I a love for stories involving the paranormal. One of the stories in a book, gifted by him one summer, was about the Bermuda triangle. Right from the beginning, it caught our attention. How could an area of the world be such that flights
Researches have established that Candida auris is an emerging pathogenic fungus that causes invasive infections. This was reported on four continents during 2009-2015 by CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). The organism is deceptively difficult to find using traditional diagnostic methods. Some isolates have been found to be resistant to all three major anti-fungal