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Laser spectroscopy may save chicks

Laser spectroscopy may save chicks

Madeline Pfeifer Science and Tech Correspondent Some chickens are bred specifically for the purpose of laying eggs. In such cases, being hatched as a male is problematic. Male chicks serve…

Undergraduate research fair highlights faculty research on campus

Elizabeth Harasym Science and Tech Editor The Undergraduate Research Forum, which took place on Friday, consisted of an announcement of a new internal funding mechanism for faculty-student research, two panel…

Researchers discover new protein

Researchers discover new protein

Anne Kennedy Staff Writer Researchers at the University of California have recently made a discovery that could be used to develop a vaccine against the highly infectious group A Streptococcus…

Dreaming with Darwin

Published: May 5, 2016 ANNE KENNEDY Staff Writer A recent study has found that Australian bearded dragons may sleep like humans do. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Brain…

The end of peanut allergies?

Published: May 5, 2016 Scientists try to eliminate allergens CATHERINE MURRAY Staff Writer Peanut allergies are among the most common allergies in the United States, with three million people reporting…

University celebrates student researchers

University celebrates student researchers

Published: May 5, 2016 ALEX HABER Science & Tech Editor The University hosted its 16th annual Celebration of Student Scholars in the first floor atrium of The Loyola Science Center…

NOAA warns about impending Great Barrier Reef bleach

Published: April 28, 2016 ALEX HABER Science and Tech Editor The increased amount of gaseous emissions in the last 25 years has led to a steady increase in the temperature…

Scientists use DNA to store digital information

Published: April 28, 2106 MATTHEW DAVIS Staff Writer I know from my own experience that keeping things on different hard drives or solid state drive cards can be confusing, and…

University hosts annual math competition

University hosts annual math competition

Published: April 28, 2016 ANNE KENNEDY Staff Writer The University held its ninth annual Integration Bee Monday afternoon. The Integration Bee is similar to a spelling be in that students…

Science behind meditation

Published: April 21, 2016 CATHERINE MURRAY   Staff Writer Various forms of meditation are beneficial for your health. A research article published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,…