Knockout Genes in Humans Provide Insight on Gene Function and Drug Development Marching For Science Executive Order Affecting Foreign Workers A Discovery in Longevity: Potential Elixir of Life? 2015-2016 Sees Worst Incidence of Coral Reef Bleaching
Trump’s Show of Force

Trump’s Show of Force

By Jason Kim ‘19 The United States military used the GBU-43 or massive ordnance air blast (MOAB), the biggest non-nuclear bomb in the US arsenal on ISIS underground facilities in eastern… Read more »

Knockout Genes in Humans Provide Insight on Gene Function and Drug Development

Knockout Genes in Humans Provide Insight on Gene Function and Drug Development

By Ben Ladabaum ’20 One of the main tools scientists have used to study gene function in humans is to deactivate a particular gene in lab animals such as mice… Read more »

Marching For Science

Marching For Science

By David Hong ’19 “What do Trump and atoms have in common? They make up everything”, said one of the hostile signs in the March for Science, addressing President Trump’s… Read more »

Executive Order Affecting Foreign Workers

Executive Order Affecting Foreign Workers

By Jaedeok Hong ‘19 President Trump signed an order on Tuesday that he said would favor American companies for federal contracts and reform the visa program for foreign technical workers…. Read more »

A Discovery in Longevity: Potential Elixir of Life?

A Discovery in Longevity: Potential Elixir of Life?

By David Hong ’19 In our daily lives, exposure to the sun or similar small doses of radiation causes DNA damage in our cells, but our bodies have a very… Read more »

2015-2016 Sees Worst Incidence of Coral Reef Bleaching

2015-2016 Sees Worst Incidence of Coral Reef Bleaching

By Ben Ladabaum ’20 Coral reefs are home to one of the most diverse and beautiful ecosystems on our planet, but rising water temperatures pose a threat to their survival…. Read more »

Oldest Evidence of Life?

Oldest Evidence of Life?

By Ben Ladabaum ’20 On March 1, 2017, a team of scientists in Canada, led by Dr. Dominic Papineau, claimed to have found evidence of the oldest life on Earth…. Read more »

DNA: The Future of Data Storage?

DNA: The Future of Data Storage?

By David Hong ’19 After 12 years of work, in 2012, a bioengineer and geneticist succeeded in storing a 5.24-megabyte text file into Deoxyribonucleic Acid, also known as DNA. Recently,… Read more »

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