By: Julia Paiva, SPECTRUM Writer

The Scarborough campus of U of T is unique in a few noticeable ways. Close to us we have the Valley, which offers an excellent learning environment for science students at UTSC to get hands on experience in field work. We are also a smaller campus, offering opportunities that are arguably harder […]

By: Deanna Saminathan, SPECTRUM Writer

As midterms are approaching, I think it is safe to say that we have already started worrying about following a study plan for reading week, and how to get the most out of our break. I learned in a recent study conducted by Microsoft that out of the standard 45-hour work […]

By: Julia Paiva, SPECTRUM Writer
          Many individuals develop phobias  toward insects, whether it be the black widow spiders found in UTSC labs, or the pesky bugs lurking within cottages. But perhaps the most fearsome type of bugs are found at the microscopic level, the kind that are resilient against human interference– Superbugs.  These dangerous forms of […]

By: Deeana Saminathan, SPECTRUM Writer

       Have you ever wondered how candy is made? How about how it’s able to stay fresh well past Halloween? While candies come in all shapes and textures: chewy like fudge, fluffy like cotton candy, hard like a lollipop and crunchy like rock candy, the method to making these different types of […]

By: Talia Ho, SPECTRUM Writer
The TRAPPIST-1 system consists of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a red dwarf star. (NASA-JPL/Caltech)
        Have you ever dreamt of life outside of Earth? The idea of alien life has captivated the imaginations of millions through television and movies. It seems like everyone has met someone with a UFO […]