November 2020 Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Essay Prescribed Title #3 RLE – Gender and scientific research

Article: “A Scientist’s Gender Biases Mouse Research” “Duhaime-Ross reports on a new study, which found that mice are scared of men. When a male researcher works with a mouse, the mouse’s body courses with stress hormones. This doesn’t happen when a woman scientist is doing the work. The difference in how mice respond to male Read more…

November 2020 Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Essay Prescribed Title #2 RLE – origami and NASA

Headline: “NASA’s New Shape-Shifting Radiator Inspired by Origami” “Japan’s ancient art of paper folding has inspired the design of a potentially trailblazing “smart” radiator that a NASA technologist is now developing to remove or retain heat on small satellites. Vivek Dwivedi, a technologist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Read more…

November 2020 Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Essay Prescribed Title #1 RLE – Border dispute

Headline: Djibouti asks UN help to end border dispute with Eritrea UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Djibouti is asking Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to help peacefully resolve a border dispute with Eritrea following the recent end to that nation’s 20-year border dispute with Ethiopia. “https://apnews.com/cd6cf3024ba24afe9baa58852397d5ab In international disputes third parties (such as Read more…