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Pesticide exposure predicts honey bee deaths

Pesticide exposure predicts honey bee deaths

Madeline Pfeifer Science & Tech Correspondent Pesticide exposome predictive of honey bee deaths Honey bee colonies have been diminishing at alarming rates in the U. S. This is of particular…

FDA approves first artificial pancreas

FDA approves first artificial pancreas

Luis Britez Science & Tech Correspondent The wait for an artificial pancreas to finally hit the market is now over, as the Food and Drug Administration recently approved a device…

US plans trip to Mars by 2030s

US plans trip to Mars by 2030s

Elizabeth Harasym Science & Tech Editor Earth’s neighbor Mars has intrigued many for decades with evidence of flowing water at its surface and a relatively habitable environment compared to other…

Graduate explores degree of neuronal responses

Graduate explores degree of neuronal responses

Anne Kennedy Staff Writer Torrey Lyn Salmon Truszkowski ‘12, a Ph.D. candidate at Brown University, returned to The University to present her research Friday. While at The University, Truszkowski majored…

Smoking affects DNA methylation

Shannon Loftus Science & Tech Correspondent According to new findings from a study published in “Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics” by the American Heart Association, smoking leaves a footprint in the human…

First three-parent child born

Madeline Pfeifer Science & Tech Correspondent The birth of the world’s first three-parent baby was announced in New Scientist magazine On Sept. 27. This technique, developed by reproductive scientists, allows…

Self-administration of drugs observed in ants

Briana Crilley Science & Tech Correspondent Recent studies have revealed similarities between invertebrate and mammalian responses to commonly-abused drugs. However, only mammals have been known to display behaviors of self-administration…

Antimicrobial resistance threatens global health

Elizabeth Harasym Science & Tech Editor The human misuse of antimicrobial agents worldwide has led to the emergence of certain antibiotic-resistant microbes, otherwise known as superbugs. These superbugs pose a…

Ocean temperatures continue to rise

Alex Haber Staff Writer Record high temperatures in 2016 have set the year on track to be the hottest year on record, the third consecutive year to break the record.…

Clinton versus Trump on science

KATHLEEN HEALEY Staff Writer Though most voters cast their vote based on each presidential candidates’ stances on the economy, terrorism, health care, gun control and foreign policy, most fail to…