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Demarcus Briers

I am a Biology major at Prairie View A&M University . I am also a Spanish Language minor and Chemistry Minor. I currently design and program utilizing C++, CSS , Javascript, and PHP. When I graduate I intend on going to a graduate school where I will be able to incorporate computer science and biology. In the meantime I will be living and learning as a college student(the fun part).

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In only a few weeks we are going to begin National Novel Writing Month. If you are up for the task of writing a novel you might want to start when you have thousands of other like-minded people doing the same. But how many books have you READ in the last month? To be fair I should ask how many …

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Is NASA shutting down?

Whenever I suggest the notion that I might work for NASA in the future people always say: “isn’t NASA shutting down?” “We’re not even  going to the moon anymore” “They closed NASA already!” Although many people feel the demise of NASA is upon us as the shuttle program ends, I am here to tell you that is not the complete …

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How to easily memorize Glycolysis

Mnemonics is the easiest way to memorize glycolysis quickly  . I have used this technique the day before the test, and sometimes minutes before the test with a pretty solid success rate.

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5 interesting Biology Websites

Before the age of modern technology, exploration was the route to seeking knowledge about life.  Navigating the oceans, or traversing the amazon forest. If you do not see yourself submersing 36,000 feet(11,000 meters) into the Mariana Trench, then why not explore the the trenches of the internet. Here are 5 non-boring and  free sites that will open your eyes to …

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What is Synethesia: Can you become a Synesthete

How would it feel if you realized the world you grew up in, filled with colors, sound, taste, and sensation was just all in your head. I’m not referring to confusing the realms of reality with your dreams, or being enlightened about different senses  from some advanced alien society. What I’m referring to is your brain physically being wired differently …

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Manipulating the Artisan within

I have always been fascinated by people who could craft objects or draw unnaturally well. So much that I used to compete with my brother when I was younger in hopes of accidentally creating something great and never throwing it away. I figured if the Egyptians could draw why couldn’t I. As expected, I failed countless times to create greatness. …

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Are actions truly more valuable than words- Aphasia

Imagine if you woke up one morning and nobody could understand a word you said! You would talk somewhat clearly in your mind but people would give you a baffled look every time you attempted to talk. This would be the case  if you had a neurological disorder like Broca’s Aphasia. The worst part about Broca’s Aphasia is that in …

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