While the vaccines are a solution for the scientific community, they have equally raised many problems. The diversity among groups that are hesitant to be vaccinated leaves public health leaders wondering how to address all of their concerns.
Author: Rohan Tonk
I am a second-year Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology Major at UCLA. I love exploring the space between science and law, specifically the policy that surrounds scientific advancement and its applications.
Stem cells are the body’s means of regeneration, and they naturally exist within many organs. They can be artificially derived from adult tissues (i.e. bone marrow) but also from embryos that are unused in in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Because many diseases are the result of cell death or improper cell programming, the use of stem cells as a tool to create healthy cells within the body has limitless possibilities.
In the last several years, Turkic ethnic groups including the Uyghurs, Kazakhs, and Uzbeks have been arrested arbitrarily and placed in “education” centers at the hands of the Chinese Communist Party. While most prisoners are not formally convicted or charged with a crime, they share one characteristic in the eyes of the Chinese police: they are perceived to embody the threat of terrorism.
IPC 377 and LGBT+ Safety in India
India has struggled to find LGBT+ equality on both the legal and social fronts since being colonized by the British. In 1862, superiors from the colonizing nation enacted the Indian Penal Code (IPC) to officially bring a Western-styled government into India.1 The code eschewed Indian laws grounded in Hinduism and put in place an intricate legal […]