Author: Daniel Conroy

Plastic Waste and the Complexity of Effective Environmentalism

Plastic Waste and the Complexity of Effective Environmentalism

This article is an attempt to summarize strategies being employed to reduce plastic waste and some fundamental chemical difficulties with these processes. It is my hope to inform on the progress of recyclable and biodegradable plastics.

Approaching an Energy Revolution

Approaching an Energy Revolution

Renewable energy has come a long way in the last 60 years. A major influencer was the OPEC crisis which led the U.S. government to a drastic change in energy policy. In general, carbon dioxide emissions are responsible for ocean acidification and an increase in…

Golden Medicine: Use of Plasmons for Cancer Therapy

Cancer is an immensely complex disease to treat. The number of mutations and combinations of mutations that can lead to its development make each “cure” more of a patch to a few specific cases. Couple that with the increasing rate of mutation within cancer cells,…