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This section of ESTEEMStream.News is dedicated to empirical science and scientific theory.

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History of the Flu

By: Bryan Xi, Journalist
The flu, one of the most deadly diseases, has an extensive history of death and pandemics, but also one of resistance and developments.
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The Birth Of A Star

By: Sir Pharaoh Carter, Journalist
You may think that stars have existed since the start of the world or that they just randomly appear, but the creation of a star is one of the most complicated processes that you can ever learn about. In a literal sense, stars are very hot balls that are made of gases such as hydrogen and helium that are power by nuclear fusion but these stars don't just appear.
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Why Haven’t We Traveled To Mars yet?

By: Rawson Barr, Journalist
For years, the idea of humans traveling to Mars has been a hot topic in the scientific and space communities. However, despite numerous missions to the red planet by NASA and other space organizations, humans have yet to set foot on its surface. So, what are the reasons for this delay, and why haven't we made it to Mars yet?
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How Virtual Reality Works

By: Rawson Barr, Journalist
Virtual reality (VR) is a technology that allows you to enter a computer-generated world and interact with it as if it were real. VR headsets, which are worn over the eyes like goggles, are the primary way to experience virtual reality.
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Bubonic Plague

By: Leticia Xavier, Journalist
Black Death, also known as Bubonic plague, is deadly virus that was very common during the middle ages. The plague is known to be the deadliest virus to be known even more than COVID 19. 
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What Is A Solar Eclipse?

By: Rawson Barr, Journalist
A solar eclipse is one of the most fascinating astronomical events that occurs when the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, blocking some or all of the Sun's light from reaching the Earth's surface.
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Is it true that gum takes 7 years to digest?

Does it Really Take 7 Years to Digest Gum?

By: Cooper Shealy, Journalist
Have you ever heard the old saying that if you swallow gum, it'll stick around in your stomach for seven years? It's a tale as old as time, passed down from one generation to the next. But let's dive into the truth behind this age-old myth and see what science has to say about it.
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Somniloquy – Sleep Talking

By: Eric Ji, Journalist
Sleep talking is a sleeping disorder when one speaks when they are sleeping. This occurrence most commonly happens in adolescent years.
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China Plans to Develop a Railgun Used to Launch Hypersonic Planes Into Space

China Plans to Develop a Railgun Used to Launch Hypersonic Planes Into Space

By: Daniel Do, Journalist
The space planes will allegedly be bigger than a Boeing 747, over 129 feet long. he railgun will essentially be a giant electromagnetic launch that will be expected to accelerate a hypersonic aircraft to Mach  1.6, nearly twice the speed of sound.
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A Guide To Epidemiology

By: Sir Pharaoh Carter, Journalist
Epidemiology is the study of the distribution of disease and it is used to find causes based on presence in different areas, exposure to different factors, and the lifestyle of individuals.
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Goats May Be Able To Detect Emotions

By: Anna Statz, Journalist
There was a study conducted that shows goats may be able to detect vocal cues in human voices. According to research done by Professor Alan McElligott, goats are able to tell the difference between happy voices and angry voices.
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What is Malaria?

By: Leticia Xavier, Journalist
Malaria is a deathly disease, that can be treated, that is caused by a parasite. Humans get infected by parasites such as mosquitos biting them.
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