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Friendship: proven key to success

Luiz Britez Staff Writer Take the time to appreciate and strengthen the close friendships you have with people, because this may be helping you out more than you think. According…

CRISPR technology ownership decided

Cody Sacks Staff Writer The CRISPR patent case that was being investigated since 2013 was finally decided on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) decided…

New malaria vaccine offers hope in preventing deadly disease

Alex Haber Staff Writer One of the greatest achievements in modern medicine has been the implementation of a variety of vaccines that have helped to save millions of children across…

Cell waste-removal defects explain Neurodegenerative diseases

Madeline Pfeifer Staff Writer Neurons, specialized cells of the nervous system, are generally capable of partaking in a sort of cellular waste-disposal system. In this process, the cell is organized…

Conservatives create carbon tax proposal

Elizabeth Harasym Science & Tech Editor Recent studies, such as those published in the journal Science, confirm the reality that rising global temperatures are the result of increased global-warming emissions.…

Researchers compete for CRISPR gene-editing technology patent

Cody Sacks Staff Writer In the past few decades, medical attention began to shift from developing pharmaceuticals that target proteins to developing techniques to directly editing the genes that code…

Exposure to sunlight may affect mental health

Luis Britez Staff Writer With the pressure of school and the drama from this past election, it is important to remember to take in some sunshine in order to stabilize…

Human influences result in new geological era

Cody Sacks Science & Tech Correspondent Winston Churchill once said, “The farther back you look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” While Churchill devised this expression for political…

HPO member reflects on trip to Penn State Hershey’s Primary Care Day event

Commentary by Keidy Barrientos Keidy Barrientos is a first-year biology major on a pre-medical track. She is a member of the Health Professions Organization (HPO). She attended HPO’s trip to…

Insects contain comparable nutrients to red meat, UK, China study suggests

Insects contain comparable nutrients to red meat, UK, China study suggests

Anne Kennedy Staff Writer Have you ever wanted to eat a bug burger instead of a hamburger? Recent research from scientists in the UK and China has shown that bugs…

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